BBQ Shrimp
Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote

New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp

Spicy, buttery New Orleans style BBQ shrimp will make you feel like you are in Louisiana.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: shrimp, bbq shrimp
Servings: 2
Calories: 499kcal
Author: Adapted from Closet Cooking


  • 2 teaspoons creole seasoning
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons creole seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter cut into small pieces
  • salt and pepper
  • crusty bread
  • chopped parsley and lemon for garnish


  • Place shrimp in a small bowl and sprinkle with 2 teaspoons of creole seasoning. Mix until all shrimp covered with seasoning.
  • In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, beer, lemon juice, and creole seasoning.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook 6-7 minutes or until sauce is reduced to about half.
  • Add shrimp and cook about 2-3 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  • Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter until it melts. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with bread.


I used Crystal hot sauce for this recipe but use what you prefer.


Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 631mg | Sodium: 3095mg | Potassium: 580mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 48.8% | Vitamin C: 54.6% | Calcium: 36.6% | Iron: 39.5%