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New Orleans Shrimp en Papillote
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

New Orleans Shrimp Simple makes for an easy weeknight gluten free, low carb meal. Shrimp cooked in parchment paper with a medley of herbs and spices. 

Course: Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine: American, gluten free, Healthy, Low Carb
Servings: 4
Calories: 316 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 3 tablespoons gluten free Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce such as Tabasco
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 pounds unshelled jumbo shrimp
  • 2 lemons sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 4 teaspoons butter divided
  1. Combine first 11 ingredients in a large bowl; toss until combined. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  3. Cut a large circle out of the parchment paper or a large rectangle. Remove shrimp mixture from bowl; reserve marinade. Place one quarter of the shrimp mixture on each parchment sheet. Drizzle remaining marinade over shrimp. Top each with 1 teaspoon butter.
  4. Fold over the circular parchment paper and fold over the edges multiple times to seal or if using a rectangular piece fold over the sides.
  5. Place packets on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes.
  6. Carefully cut the packets open and serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

Recipe from Laura Martin, Cooking Light, 2007

For a dairy free version use vegan butter. 

Nutrition Facts
New Orleans Shrimp en Papillote
Amount Per Serving
Calories 316 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 589mg196%
Sodium 1962mg85%
Potassium 357mg10%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Vitamin C 40.4mg49%
Calcium 359mg36%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.