BBQ Shrimp with French Bread
The Audi Show , Chef Jeff Henderson, Aired on Wed 4/27
The Back Story
Mothers BBQ Shrimp with Crusty French Bread
WHAT YOU NEED
1 ½ lbs. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons creole seasoning
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced
½ cup Red Strip beer
Juice from one Lemon
6 oz. clam juice
3 tablespoons Crystal hot sauce
1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce
2 dried bay leaves
3 tablespoons sweet-smoked barbecue sauce, ready made (optional)
1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
½ stick unsalted cold butter, cut into cubes
1 French loaf bread
WHAT TO DO
1.) In a medium bowl, season the shrimp with the creole seasoning. Set aside.
2.) Heat canola oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Once the pan is hot, toss in the garlic and sauté until fragrant. Add the shrimp to the pan, and cook until bright pink, about 1 minute.
3.) Remove shrimp from pan with a slotted spoon. Place on a plate and set aside. Pour the beer, lemon juice, clam juice, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, apple-cider vinegar, bay leaves, and peppercorns into pan; bring to a simmer. Cook sauce for about 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.
4.) Whisk the cubes of butter into the sauce. Once butter has melted, add the shrimp and cook for about 2 minutes. Serve shrimp and sauce in bowls with crusty bread for dipping.
Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)