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Slow-Cooker New Orleans Style Barbecue Shrimp

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

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

130 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 12g Protein, 1g Total Carbohydrate

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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