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Spicy New Orleans Shrimp

These Spicy New Orleans Shrimp are hot, spicy, decadent, bold and super delicious, just the thing to satisfy your cravings!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Marinating Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: new orleans shrimp, shrimp, spicy shrimp
Servings: 2
Calories: 443kcal


  • 1 pound white tiger shrimp
  • 2 tablespoon butter unsalted
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha hot sauce or tabasco
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoon parsley chopped


  • Peel and devein the shrimp.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients to oven safe skillet, stir and let simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove skillet from the heat and let cool for a couple minutes.
  • Add the shrimp and toss it around so that it's fully immersed in the sauce.
  • Cover with foil and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to 4 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Bake shrimp for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with crusty French bread and drizzle with additional lemon juice as needed.



In the fridge this recipe will keep for 3 – 4 days in an airtight container, so feel free to make ahead of time. You can freeze the shrimp from this recipe for up to 3 months in an airtight container. Just allow the dish to thaw overnight in the fridge before cooking.
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
Recipe originally shared April 2014.


Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 316mg | Sodium: 1611mg | Potassium: 418mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1975IU | Vitamin C: 12.7mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 1.9mg