Fleming’s Wicked Cajun Barbecue Shrimp

Serves 4


Butter Mixture

1/2 lb.           Butter, softened

2 Tbs.           Garlic, minced

1 tsp.            Black pepper, fine grind

1 tsp.            Paprika

1 tsp.            Fresh Rosemary

1 tsp.            Tabasco

1 Tbs.           Lee and Perrins

Preparing the dish

12 ea.           Shrimp, large

2 Tbs.           Butter

2 Tbs.           White wine

As needed    Salt and Black Pepper

As needed    Chopped Parsley

As Needed    Bread Slices


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine softened butter with all spices and mix well. Reserve.
  2. Using kitchen scissors or knife cut the back of the shrimp down to the tail.  Remove the shell down to the tail and clean the shrimp under cold running water.
  3. Melt 2 Tbs. butter in a large sauté pan, set on medium high temperature. Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper.  Cook for 1 and 1/2 minutes each side until just about done. Deglaze the pan with the white wine.
  4. Turn down heat to low.  With tongs, slowly fold in the butter mixture with the shrimp cooking until the butter is melted.
  5. Immediately place shrimp into a serving dish and top with chopped parsley.  Serve with pieces of bread for dipping.