These New Orleans-Style BBQ Shrimp are so buttery, spicy, and good. Fresh shrimp are baked in a sauce flavored with lots of spice, garlic, lemon juice, and green onion. Serve with crusty French bread for an out of this world appetizer or meal. An accompanying cold beer is a must.
1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) butter
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 bay leaves
1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
1 teaspoon oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 green onions, sliced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 lemon, sliced
2 pounds medium to large fresh shrimp, unpeeled
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine all ingredients EXCEPT shrimp in a medium saucepan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat. Taste mixture and add a little salt if needed.
Place shrimp in a 9X13-inch baking dish.
Pour butter mixture over shrimp.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes, stirring once.
Serve with French bread to mop up the liquid.