New Orleans Barbecued Shrimp Appetizer

“There are so many variations of this recipe. Supposedly, the Italian restaurant, Pascale Manalli's, in New Orleans, were the originators of "Barbecued Shrimp," which really have nothing to do with barbecue sauce, or a barbecue pit. Basically, it is unpeeled shrimp, with the heads still on, sauteed or baked in either a spicy butter herb sauce, or an olive oil based sauce. It's messy, so have lots of napkins, but one of the most delicious ways of preparing shrimp that there is. Here is my version of the recipe. Bon appetite! :)”

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Rinse and pat dry shrimp. Place in pie plate in single layer. Melt butter on medium heat. Add rosemary, oregano, thyme, garlic, cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper and beer. Simmer on low for about 7 minutes so that herbs and seasoning can flavor butter. Pour over shrimp. Bake in oven until shrimp turn pink. DO NOT OVERCOOK! Mix together lemon juice and worchestershire sauce and pour over shrimp. Garnish with chopped parsley. Serve in shallow soup plate with crusty french bread to sop up the sauce with.

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