Shrimp Jean Lafitte

  • Yield: 15 servings


3pounds large shrimp
1/4cup chopped parsley
1/4cup green onions
2tablespoons chopped green pepper
1/2cup chopped mushrooms
2slices bacon, chopped
1large garlic clove, minced
1tablespoon chopped pimento
1/2teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2sticks butter
1/4teaspoon salt
1/4cup dry white wine
1tablespoon lemon juice
1/2cup bread crumbs, unseasoned


  1. Peel shrimp and place in baking dish in single layer.  Combine remaining ingredients in food processor.  With steel blade in processor, turn on and off several times.  Scrape down sides until mixture is smooth.  Spread evenly over shrimp.  Place in 350F oven just until shrimp turns pink (about 10 minutes). 

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Telephone Pioneers of America’s Calling All Cooks (the Telephone Pioneers of America, Alabama Chapter No. 34, Birmingham, Alabama, 1982).