From, "Little Rock Cooks, Recipes Handed Down from Generation to Generation," published in cooperation with your Daily InBox newsletter.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 pounds large raw shrimp
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6 lemon wedges


Preheat oven to 400 degrees; melt butter in 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish in oven.  Add salt, garlic and one tablespoon parsley; mix well.  Arrange cleaned shrimp in single layer in baking dish; bake, uncovered, for 5 minutes.  Turn shrimp and sprinkle with lemon peel, lemon juice and remaining parsley and bake 8 to 10 minutes, until tender.  Arrange shrimp on heated serving platter (or individual plates if used as first course), pour garlic butter over all, and garnish with lemon wedges.


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