Louisiana Creole BBQ Shrimp

Louisiana Creole BBQ Shrimp

Makes 12 appetizer servings. Recipe is from the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board.

11/2 tsps. kosher salt

11/2 tsps. black pepper

3 tbls. Creole seasoning

1 tbl. powdered garlic

41/2 lbs. 16/20 shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail on

1⁄3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup white wine

2 tbls. lemon juice

2 tbls. Tabasco sauce

1 tbl. Worcestershire sauce

3/4 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed

1⁄3 cup chopped fresh chives

Baguette, sliced and toasted

1. Combine salt, black pepper, Creole seasoning and powdered garlic in a large bowl. Add shrimp and toss to coat.

2. Heat large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add olive oil and shrimp. Sauté for 1 to 2 minutes. Add white wine, lemon juice, Tabasco and Worcestershire sauces and cook an additional minute.

3. Add butter to sauté pan and swirl until melted. Add chives and remove from heat. Divide shrimp and sauce evenly into 4 bowls and serve with sliced, toasted baguette.