House of Blues Voodoo Shrimp

House of Blues Voodoo Shrimp
Try this House of Blues Voodoo Shrimp recipe for a super easy totally addictive appetizer or potluck dish. Serve with cornbread or crusty bread to soak-up all the yummy sauce.
  • ½ tablespoon each dried basil and dried oregano
  • Corn bread - see note
  • ¼ teaspoon each finely ground black pepper and cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped tomatoes
  • 5 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 ounce butter
  • 2½ bay leaves
  • 6 medium to large peeled - deveined shrimp, with tail left on
  • 3¾ cups Dark Lager beer
  • Cut chives
  • ½ tablespoon shrimp base
  • Rosemary sprig for garnish
  • ¼ cup granulated white sugar
  • 16 ounces heavy cream
  1. In a large saucepot, combine beer, bay leaves, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, cayenne pepper, basil, oregano, shrimp base, sugar, and cream.
  2. Let the mixture simmer until the mixture begins to thicken and will coat the back of a spoon.
  3. Season shrimp with salt and pepper to taste and sauté in oil.
  4. Ladle 4 ounces of the simmered sauce into the pan.
  5. When the mixture begins to thicken, add 1 ounce of butter to the pan.
  6. Add tomatoes.