Slow Cooker Shrimp Louisiana-Style

  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 1:25 h
  • Ready In: 1:35 h

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Carbohydrates

    9.3 g
  • Cholesterol

    186.3 mg
  • Fat

    9.6 g
  • Fiber

    3.4 g
  • Protein

    19.8 g
  • Saturated Fat

    5.2 g
  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    297.9 mg
  • Sugar

    1.8 g
  • Trans Fat

    0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    1.1 g
  • Potassium

    362.0 mg
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Slow cooker shrimp Louisiana-style. Spicy shrimp cooked in a slow cooker and served with cooked rice. You may also like Fried Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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What is Louisiana-Style Shrimp?

Louisiana-style shrimp is a type of dish that is created by slow-cooking fresh shrimp with salt, pepper, onion, and garlic.

Louisiana-style shrimp can be cooked in a variety of ways. Some people like to cook shrimp in the oven, while others prefer to cook them on the stovetop or in a slow cooker. In Louisiana, people typically use a slow cooker because it requires little supervision and allows the dish to simmer for hours without drying out the shrimp.

The ingredients found in Louisiana-style shrimp are similar to those of other dishes that are traditionally cooked with the same cooking method. For example, Cajun seasoning is typically used when cooking this type of dish because it adds flavor and spice to the dish.

Why Use a Slow Cooker to Make Your Shrimp Louisiana-style?

A slow cooker is a great tool for cooking. It can be used to make a wide variety of dishes. One of the best recipes to use it for is shrimp Louisiana-style. The recipe starts with the cook coating the shrimp in flour and then frying them in oil. After that, they are added to a pot of sauce and cooked on low heat for about two hours. The end result is plump, juicy shrimp that are bursting with flavor from the seasonings and spices in the sauce.

The following are some reasons why you should use a slow cooker to make your shrimp Louisiana-style:

-The cook can control how much spice goes into the dish because it will be cooked on low heat over a long period of time

-It takes less time than using other cooking methods

-It doesn’t require constant attention

Slow Cooker Shrimp Louisiana-Style


  • 1 pound (480 g) shrimp,unpeeled,rinsed
  • 1/2 cup butter,diced
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1½ teaspoons grated lemon peel,plus additional for garnish
  • hot cooked rice


Step 1

Grease 4½-quart(4½L) slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Place shrimp in the bottom.

Step 2

Add butter, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, minced garlic, seafood seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir well, cover, and cook on a high-heat setting for 1¼ hours.

Step 3

Turn off the slow cooker. Stir in 1½ teaspoons of lemon peel. Set aside, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Serve shrimp Louisiana-style in a shallow soup bowl over hot cooked rice.

Comment (1)

  1. posted by Patricia Dugan on January 9, 2014

    I never knew you could make seafood in a slow cooker. I definitely need to try one of the recipes and find out how the shrimp comes out. Would be awesome if it cooks to perfection without having to watch it.


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