Ralph and Kacoo's B-B-Q Shrimp
Source: wbrz.com - Ralph and Kacoo's, New Orleans, Louisiana
2 pounds large fresh shrimp in the shell (heads removed)
1 cup butter
1/2 cup olive oil
4 tablespoons minced garlic
1 tablespoon sweet basil (dried will do, but fresh is best)
4 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
5 tablespoons black pepper
Toasted French bread
Melt butter in olive oil. Add all other ingredients except shrimp. Let sauce stand for at least 15 minutes and up to 2 hours.
When ready to cook, add shrimp to skillet and cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until they are pink all over, stirring often.
Divide shrimp among individual bowls. Pour sauce over shrimp and serve with French bread for dipping.