Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pound butter
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon leaf oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper
  • 8 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 bay leaves
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 12 large shrimp, heads on (16 to 20 to the pound)

Directions

Melt butter in a large saucepan and add all ingredients, except shrimp. Cook over medium heat for approximately 5 minutes. Add shrimp and saute for 4 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and ladle butter sauce over shrimp. Garnish with fresh parsley and three slices of lemon. Serve with French bread and salad for a classic New Orleans delight. Serves 2.