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Acadian Peppered Shrimp

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Category: Shellfish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Butter
  • 5 Garlic cloves; minced
  • 1/2 c Lemon juice
  • 1 Bay leaf; crumbled
  • 2 ts Fresh basil; chopped
  • 1/2 c Black pepper; finely ground
  • 1 ts Cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 2 ts Fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 ts Fresh oregano; chopped
  • 4 lb Large raw shrimp in shells


Start with 4 pounds of fresh shrimp (26/30). Melt the butter in a large
saute pan over low heat. When melted, raise the heat, and add the remaining
ingredients. (except the shrimp) Cook, stirring often, until browned to a
rich mahogany color, about 12 minutes. Add the shrimp, stirring and turning
to coat well with the seasoned butter. Cook until the shrimp have turned
pink, about 10 minutes. Serve the shrimp in their shells, peeling them at
the table.

>Inspired by a recipe from Nathalie Dupree's "New Southern Cooking"

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