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Louisiana Shrimp Bake

(11 Votes)
SERVES
4
COOK TIME
7 Min

Ready for a new kind of shrimp recipe? Say good-bye to steamed shrimp cocktail, because our jazzy Louisiana Shrimp Bake is to-die-for! Baking the shrimp gives them that plump, pop that we all love. Your taste buds will be tinglin' when you pop these sensationally seasoned shrimp in your mouth.

What You'll Need:
  • 1 1/2 pounds large fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place shrimp in a single layer in a 9- x 13-inch baking dish that has been coated with cooking spray.
     
  2. In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients; mix well then pour over shrimp.
     
  3. Bake uncovered 7 to 8 minutes, or until shrimp turn pink.
Note

Serve these New Orleans-style baked shrimp with plenty of crusty bread to sop up the rich, buttery sauce.

Ratings & Comments

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I added red pepper flakes and substituted some olive oil for part of the butter. Also, I generally use a skillet so as not to heat up kitchen with oven.

Also, add lots of garlic.

I have a package of 31/40 pre-cooked shrimp... if thawed, would this recipe work, shorter oven time at same temperature?

Hello Dave - We do not think precooked shrimp would be a good idea for this recipe. While you could try heating the sauce, then adding the shrimp and cooking just until the shrimp is heated, the shrimp may still come out overcooked. We recommend sticking with the large fresh shrimp for best results.

OMG, made exactly as written, had French bread to soak up the sauce, next time will double. Absolutely amazing! Used jumbo (13 - 15 per pound) shrimp, baked 9 minutes, perfect.

Super meal! Served it in pasta bowls with lots of sauce and crusty bread. Green salad on the side made it perfect!

what to serve with???? Pasta, cheese grits or what??????

We like serving it with crusty bread, but we think grits or rice would be great, too!

mexican hiroshima shrimp- hit me up if ud like to know how real flavorfull spicy shrimp are made!:)

I'm a hitting would love your recipe please share with me.

Can we substitue the dry red wine? I have children that like shrimp...

The alcohol content of wine, beer, liquor cooks off as soon as the liquid is heated, so there are no tipsy effects. The wine gives a depth of flavor to the shrimp, and I know of no suitable substitute.

You may use some watered down red grape juice. Or apple juice...gives everything the same depth.

Agree with Satina. Different, delicious way to serve shrimp!

Best shrimp I ever had. We reduce the shrimp to one pound because we like lots of sauce and there are only two of us, and we serve it over quick cook brown rice. Fantastic.

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