New Orleans BBQ Shrimp


1 pound Louisiana Shrimp
12 oz beer
4 Tbsp. butter, unsalted
1 cup diced onion
1 Tbsp. minced garlic
1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp. Hot sauce
1/2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
1 Tbsp. Cajun Maispalm seasoning
1 Tbsp. chopped parsley
1/4 tsp. Thyme
1/4 tsp. Oregano
1/4 tsp. Rosemary

Melt half of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add onion and cook slowly until brown.
Add minced garlic, thyme, oregano & rosemary.
After about a minute, pour in the beer. Increase heat and simmer until sauce reduces by half, about 5-6 minutes.
Once reduced, pour in lemon juice, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, cajun maispalm, and parsley.
Reduce heat back to medium. Gently add shrimp and cook for 3-4 min, or until fully cooked.
Turn off heat, and add remaining butter. Serve with baguette bread.

Per Serving: 300 calories.
13.6g fat (7.8g saturated fat, 269.5mg cholesterol,) 0.4g carbohydrate (2.6 g sugars, 0.7g fiber,) 27g protein, 1,932.8mg sodium.

Lower Fat: Recipe is lower in fat. Substitute olive for butter for a healthier fat.
Lower Carbohydrate: Recipe is lower in fat as is. Serve with favorite low carb bread or even cauliflower rice to keep the entire meal lower in carbohydrates.
Lower Sodium: Use a salt-free Cajun seasoning to reduce sodium to. 372mg
Dairy-free: Substitute olive oil for butter.
Gluten-free: Use a gluten-free beer, and ensure that Cajun seasoning is gluten-free.

May 26, 2022

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