New Orleans-Style Spicy Shrimp

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


12 servings

Updated: Jan. 29, 2022
We have family members who attended college in New Orleans. This shrimp captures their favorite flavors from the Big Easy, with the right touches of spice and heat. —Susan Seymour, Valatie, New York
New Orleans-Style Spicy Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 medium lemons, sliced
  • 2/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons seafood seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons chili garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Italian salad dressing mix
  • 4 pounds uncooked shell-on shrimp (31-40 per pound)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • French bread


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the first 8 ingredients. Microwave, covered, on high 2-3 minutes or until butter is melted; stir until blended.
  2. Divide shrimp and bay leaves between 2 ungreased 13x9-in. baking dishes. Add half of the lemon mixture to each dish; toss to combine.
  3. Bake, uncovered, 20-25 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring halfway. Remove bay leaves. Serve with bread.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup (calculated without bread): 242 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 211mg cholesterol, 940mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 25g protein.