The Cook's Corner

Barbecue Shrimp

Staff Report
August 21, 2008 at 1:59 pm  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

The Cook's Corner
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Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.


- 2 lbs. fresh head-on or off gulf shrimp, antennas removed

- 4 large cloves fresh garlic, minced

- 2 tbsp. Kosher salt

- 2 tbsp. fresh rosemary, chopped

- Enough freshly ground black pepper to cover the shrimp in the pan, about 1/4 cup

- 3 sticks unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces

- French bread for dipping


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Toss the shrimp with the salt, garlic and rosemary.

3. Place in a single layer in a cast iron frying pan. Coat with the black pepper. Top with the cut up cold butter.

4. Place into the oven and bake for about 30 to 45 minutes. Baste occasionally. Be careful not to over cook, but also make sure that the shrimp all soak up the sauce.

5. Serve with a lot French bread for dipping.

6. Serves 1 to 2.

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