• Cajun Baked Shrimp

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Cajun Baked Shrimp


Bon Appétit, July 2002 Judy Wilkins, Tyler, TX Too Busy To Cook?


Active time: 15 min Start to finish: 1 1/4 hr


Makes 6 to 8 main-course servings.

3 pounds uncooked large shrimp, unpeeled
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter
1 1/2 cups bottled Italian dressing
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
2 tbsps Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp hot pepper sauce
4 bay leaves, crumbled
2 teasp

Cooking Instructions
Step 1 Place shrimp in 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish. Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in Italian dressing, lemon juice, mint, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, bay leaves, pepper, and salt. Cool sauce to room temperature; mix into shrimp. Refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 3 hours, tossing occasionally.
Step 2 Preheat oven to 450F. Bake shrimp until just opaque in center, about 15 minutes, and serve.