Louisiana Shrimp

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + simmering Bake: 20 min.


10 servings

Updated: Oct. 01, 2022
"This is a Lenten favorite at our home," notes Sundra Hauck, a field editor in Bogalusa, Louisiana. "I serve it right out of the roaster with corn on the cob and boiled potatoes." —Sundra Hauck, Bogalusa, Louisiana


  • 1 pound butter, cubed
  • 3 medium lemons, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2-1/2 pounds uncooked shell-on medium shrimp


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Place shrimp in a large roasting pan; pour butter mixture over top. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring once. Serve warm with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 pound: 424 calories, 38g fat (23g saturated fat), 267mg cholesterol, 722mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein.