Louisiana "barbecued" shrimp never touch an actual barbecue. Created at Pascal's Manale restaurant in New Orleans in 1954, the recipe has become a Southern staple. The approach may vary, but it's certain to include ample amounts of shrimp, butter, and garlic. This version is served with French bread for soaking up the rich sauce.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a 12-inch skillet (preferably cast-iron) over medium-high heat. Add butter, and cook until melted and foamy. Add garlic, rosemary, and lemon juice and rinds. Stir in Worcestershire and hot sauces, and bring to a simmer.

  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper; add to skillet. Cook until pink and firm to the touch, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with pepper. Serve with baguette.

Reviews (8)

95 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 29
  • 4 star values: 38
  • 3 star values: 16
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: 1 stars
I love Martha Stewart and I love BBQ Shrimp but I usually make them with the shells on and they are pretty delicious. This recipe had some cred because it referenced Pasquale's Manale and by BBQ Shrimp (while delicious) are not quite that good. Neither is this. Quick and Easy but way below par on the taste. My husband won't eat them and we both agreed never to make them this way again. Way to waste a pound of shrimp!
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amazing.... the buttery tangy taste..... and sooooooo easy!!!!!
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This is a super recipe and so easy. Will make this one of regulars.
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Awesome recipe!
Rating: 5 stars
This is a lip-smacking recipe for shrimp that I've made a couple of times now. The worcestershire sauce and lemons make the recipe along with the butter. One of my favorite shrimp recipes to make!
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This was incredibly good. You can see my results here: http://marthaandme.wordpress.com/2009/08/12/shrimp-heaven/
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We served this as an appetizer with a "Southern" dinner. The lemon added a nice, different twist. Recommend.
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This is so simple and totally delicious!!