Enjoy this recipe from the Bourbon House in New Orleans. Chef Darin Nesbit's recipe for Bourbon House BBQ shrimp recipeBourbon BBQ Shrimp offers a unique taste of this classic New Orleans dish.


  • 1 t garlic, chopped
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 lb peeled shrimp
  • 3 T Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 T Crystal hot sauce
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • 1 T cane vinegar
  • 1 T cane syrup
  • 2 t Creole seasoning
  • 2 t cracked black pepper
  • 1 t bourbon
  • 1 C, Butter, chilled and chopped
  • 1 fresh rosemary, minced

Method of Preparation:

Lightly sauté the garlic in 1 T of butter in a medium sauté pan. Add the shrimp and cook for 1 minute on each side. Increase the heat to high and add the Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, lemon juice, cane vinegar, cane syrup, Creole seasoning and cracked pepper. Add the bourbon and stir to deglaze the sauté pan. Cook until reduced by half.

Reduce the heat to medium and add the remaining butter one piece at a time, mixing until completely incorporated after each addition and cooking until the sauce is thickened enough to coat the spoon. Stir in the rosemary.

Serves 2; Prep Time: 15 minutes; Cook Time: 5 minutes

Recipe provided by:
Bourbon House

144 Bourbon St.,
New Orleans, 70130
(504) 522-0111