On my return home last night from the Alabama Gulf Coast, a gift of fresh local caught shrimp from Billy’s Seafood was waiting in my fridge. It had been overnighted from my friends at the tourism department along with a few perks like an entire Hope’s Cheesecake, Box of Zatarain’s Seafood Boil, a Beach Bag full of swag like the one I just gave away on 30A EATS Facebook page, and a copy of Crazy Sista Cooking: Cuisine and Conversation with Lucy Ann Buffett. #Sweet!
Since I am on deadline this afternoon for several writing assignments, I wanted to make something quick and easy- BBQ Shrimp. It’s a great New Orleans dish that I learned how to cook at age 15 when living in Algiers. No need to break out the grill here. If time is not of the essence, then I sometimes reduce the liquid in a pan, add the shrimp until pink and serve in a pretty bow. When I want to speed things up I use a pyrex dish and the oven-what I did today!
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