Skillet Barbecue Shrimp

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Skillet Barbecue Shrimp

Prepare this fabulous dish in no time.  Skillet Barbecue shrimp is one of those dishes you can throw together at a moment’s notice.

It’s incredibly delicious and practical for a family dinner.

Pair with a mixed green salad  and your favorite rice.

Skillet Barbecue Shrimp

This Skillet Barbecue Shrimp dish would also make a great appetizer.

Barbecue Shrimp

Course Appetizer, Main Dish
Servings 5


  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon dry thyme
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds extra large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 large garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 3 green onions thinly sliced


  • Mix the paprika, chili powder, cumin, thyme, and salt together in a large bowl. Add the shrimp to the spices and toss to coat evenly. Set aside.
  • Melt the butter over medium heat in a 12-inch skillet. Add the garlic and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon, for one minute. Add the shrimp and continue cooking over medium heat, stirring frequently, until the shrimp are done, 3-4 minutes. Add the Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and wine and cook until 2 minutes more. Garnish with green onions and serve with lemon wedges.
Keyword Appetizers, Easy
Skillet Barbecue Shrimp

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