Louisiana Style Barbecued Shrimp (Microwave)

Shrimp Barbecue
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  • Total: 19 mins
  • Prep: 7 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
704 Calories
53g Fat
5g Carbs
54g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 Servings
Amount per serving
Calories 704
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53g 67%
Saturated Fat 19g 94%
Cholesterol 515mg 172%
Sodium 2312mg 101%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 54g
Calcium 210mg 16%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This classic Louisiana-style shrimp recipe actually comes together using only your microwave. Be sure to serve this tasty shrimp barbecue with plenty of crusty French bread and an accompanying salad.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/8 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 pounds unpeeled large shrimp
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients except shrimp and salt in a baking dish approximately 11 x 7-inches. Microwave on high (100%) for 2 to 3 minutes, until butter is melted.

  2. Add shrimp; mix to coat. Microwave on high (100%) for 8 to 9 minutes or until shrimp are tender, stirring a few times.

  3. Stir in salt and serve with French bread.