New Orleans Barbecued Shrimp


There is a huge 

Wow!
  
factor with this shrimp dish!


This recipe, the source is a mystery to me; for shrimp on the grill is super simple and comes together easily. 




Shrimp marinates in a zesty sauce of garlic, lemon juice, oregano and parsley, plus a little sweet chili sauce, with a sprinkling of crushed peppers and hot sauce for heat.  Then its all quickly grilled to perfection.





I will be making this again soon for Bill to grill ~ we thought it was simply delicious!

With a side of stone-ground garlic grits ~ it doesn't get much better than this!


New Orleans Barbecued Shrimp
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Ingredients:

1 pound raw large shrimp (21-25 per pound)
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons chili sauce
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
½ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Method:

Wash shrimp well, using a pair of kitchen shears or knife, cut through the shell along the back of each shrimp, peel and devein.
Pat dry and place in a resealable bag.
Combine remaining ingredients in a small pan, simmer for 10 minutes; cool.
Pour marinade over shrimp, seal bag and shake to coat shrimp.
Refrigerate 1 hour, turning bag once.
Heat grill on high heat.
Remove shrimp from marinade, wiping off excess.
Grill until opaque throughout, 2-3 minutes per side.
Serves 4
  

Enjoy!


And a shout out to Kris Bryant!!!   He made MLB history last night with a 3 Home Run and 2-double performance!  



Comments

  1. Looks so yum and that herby zesty marinade sounds really great, Pam.

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  2. sounds amazing I really love barbecue on shrimp.. only had it at the Outback once now I am craving it looks awesome~! Happy 4th~

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    1. Thanks, Claudia! Hope you try it and Happy 4th to you!

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  3. Oh Pam...yes, these shrimps really sound and look delicious...love the simplicity of the recipe...thanks for sharing it!
    Have a wonderful week :)

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    1. Thanks, Juliana! It is so easy make and so delicious! You have a wonderful rest of the week!

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  4. Dear Pam, This is a wonderful recipe for the shrimp and I simply love grits!!
    Congrats to Bryant. xo Catherine

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    1. Thanks, Catherine! We love grits also and Bryant too! Hugs

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  5. This is the second great shrimp recipe I've seen today! Love the flavors!

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    1. Thanks, Debra! This recipe has great flavors and is perfect for the season!

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  6. This marinade looks outstanding! Perfect for a quick summer dinner!

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    1. Thanks, Liz! Have a great day!

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  7. Your shrimp look perfectly cooked Pam, also love the marinade sounds very flavorful.

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    1. Thanks, Cheri! Marinades work great with shrimp!

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  8. Always looking for shrimp recipes! This sounds awesome!

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  9. Sounds and looks FAB, Pam! Nothing better than shrimp on the grill and I just love the marinade. Will be trying this soon. Merci for the great recipe, cher!

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    1. Hi Marguerite! Thanks! You know all about good shrimp! Hope you like this one!

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    2. Hi Marguerite! Good to see you! You definitely know all about shrimp and I hope you like this one. Take care

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  10. Pam, We've been Cubs fans for the last 33+ years. Kris Bryant's record setting performance the other night was extra sweet since he spent some time down here playing for the Smokies! As for the New Orleans grilled shrimp...its all about the sauce and yours looks like a big winner! Thanks for the recipe. Maybe I'll get up the nerve to grill shrimp on the "Barbie". Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. Hi Dave! Woo hoo! I know what you mean, I've been a Cubs fan for 36 years. Kris is an awesome player and great for the Cubs, he has definitely gone above and beyond when playing. Glad you like the shrimp. It's a quick dish to make and easy to grill. Hope you try it. Take care

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  11. Bet those shrimps tasty good ! Hope you're having a great week ahead.
    Blessings, Kristy

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    1. Thanks, Kristy! Hope you're having a great week!

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  12. Hi Pam,
    Love this post and recipe. Shrimps are one of my favorites and I think this one may be a big hit at my house. Love the spice added to the marinade. BBQ shrimp are so flavorful and easy to cook. Thanks for sharing this one..I will have to try this one soon. Have a great rest of the week...
    Hugs Dottie :)

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    1. Thanks, Dottie! Glad you like this and I know what you mean about flavorful and easy to cook. It's a great summer dish! Take care. Hugs

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  13. Love this dish! I usually do it in a frying pan, but really need to try it on the grill. Lovely recipe -- thanks.

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    1. Hi John! It would be just as good in the skillet or broiler. Thanks!

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  14. I don't eat shrimps, but your great recipe of the marinade and the photos of the shrimps on the grill, make it a very tempting, delicious dish.

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    1. Thanks, Duta! The sauce is really good and would be great on grilled fish of any kind. Take care

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  15. I am all for wow factor shrimp - this looks very tasty.

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    1. Ha! Thanks, Cakelaw! It is a great tasty dish!

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  16. This dish has my name written all over it Pam! I can almost taste it!

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    1. Thanks, Katerina! Glad you like it! Take care

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  17. The marinade sounds wonderful, Pam. On the grill served with grits would be divine!
    Happy 4th!

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    1. Thanks, Barbara! Yep, it is! Happy 4th to you also!

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  18. There are only 2 words that quickly come to mind, Pam. "Oh, YUM!!!"
    ~Judy

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    1. Thanks, Judy! Glad you like it too! Take care

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  19. Saving this recipe, Pam! I never met a shrimp I didn't like and love grilling them in the summer. Great flavors going on here!

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  20. Oh, they do sound great Pam!! yesterday, I made a honey garlic shrimp recipe that I found on pinterest and they needed some help.. they were very bland, too bad I didn't see this recipe before then! : ) Hope you are having a great summer.

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  21. The marinade must add so much flavor to your grilled shrimp…delicious.

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