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Slow-Cooker New Orleans Style Barbecue Shrimp

Slow-Cooker New Orleans Style Barbecue Shrimp
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 3 hr 20 min
  • Servings 16
Serve these tasty shrimps cooked in slow cooker – a classic seafood appetizer recipe for a crowd.
Updated July 17, 2013

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons red pepper sauce
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning (from 6-oz container)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 lb uncooked large shrimp in shells, thawed if frozen
  • Lemon wedges

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix all ingredients except shrimp and lemon wedges. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 hours.
  • 2
    Stir shrimp into slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 30 minutes longer or until shrimp are pink. Turn off slow cooker. Let stand 30 minutes. Discard thyme sprigs. Serve shrimp with lemon wedges.

  • Spicy, buttery and decidedly hands-on, this dish is a New Orleans classic. Plenty of napkins and crusty French bread for dipping in the sauce are a must.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Total Fat
9g
0%
Saturated Fat
6g
0%
Sodium
400mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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