New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp

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Recipe for New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp. One of the four best dishes in all of New Orleans cooking, this dish was created in the mid-1950s at Pascal's Manale Restaurant.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds fresh Gulf shrimp with heads on, 16-20 count to the pound
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 newly-purchased 4-ounce can black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 loaf French bread

Directions

  1. When all the butter is incorporated, serve the shrimp with lots of the sauce in bowls. Serve with hot French bread for dipping. Also plenty of napkins and perhaps bibs.