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Baked Creole Shrimp

 Baked Creole Shrimp
A friend shared this recipe with me after tinkering with different ways to prepare freshly-caught shrimp. Here in the South, we bake the shrimp unpeeled.
4-6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 medium lemons, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
  • 3 teaspoons pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced chives
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Directions

  • Place shrimp in a 3-qt. baking dish. In a small saucepan, combine the
  • remaining ingredients; bring to a boil over medium heat. Pour over
  • shrimp.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400°, for 15-20 minutes or until shrimp turn
  • pink. Remove with a slotted spoon to a serving platter. Yield: 4-6
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 pound) equals 424 calories, 32 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 362 mg cholesterol, 1,412 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.

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Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.