Louisiana Barbecued Shrimp
New Orleans Style

Brought to you by Cookoff Before Kickoff

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cool Time N/A
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. jumbo shrimp, deveined with the shells left on
  • 2 Tbsp. Creole seasoning
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1/2 cup Coke®
  • 1/4 cup Lea & Perrins®
  • 1 Tbsp. hot sauce (Louisiana-style)
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp. dried basil leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. paprika
  • 2 bay leaves

Directions

  1. Prepare the grill to cook direct at 375°F.
  2. In a pan on the grill, melt the butter.
  3. Add the Coke® , Lea & Perrins® , hot sauce, lemon juice, garlic, thyme, oregano, basil, pepper, paprika and bay leaves. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Season the shrimp with the Creole seasoning and toss them to mix well.
  5. Add the shrimp to the grill on a perforated grid or skewered.
  6. Cook the shrimp and the sauce for another 5 minutes.
  7. Transfer the shrimp to the sauce and toss to mix well.
  8. Cook for another 8 to 10 minutes until the shrimp are fully cooked.
  9. Transfer the shrimp and sauce to a platter and serve with crusty bread for dipping.