Chef Series: BBQ Shrimp & Rice

Savor the last days of summer with this retired Dream Dinners recipe!

Enjoy tender shrimp marinated in a bold BBQ with sweet heat, layered on top of a bed of rice. This recipe is retired, so it won’t be back on our menu but don’t fret – we’re sharing it with you so you can enjoy it any time you want! We are sure it will become a staple in your menu planning.

– Chef Laura

Yield: 6 servings

BBQ Shrimp & Rice

Dream Dinners Retired Recipe BBQ Shrimp and Rice

Sweet, tender shrimp roasted with fresh lemons and homemade sweet-and-tangy barbecue sauce. Made as spicy or mellow as you like!


  • 24 oz of uncooked thawed shrimp
  • 1 ½ cups of white rice
  • 2 pieces unsalted butter
  • 10 slices of lemon
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp. Frank’s RedHot Sauce
  • ¼ cup chili sauce
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. oregano
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic


  1. In a saucepot, add rice and 2 ¼ cups of water. Bring to a boil, stir once, and cover. Reduce heat and cook for 20-25 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray 9x13 inch baking pan with non-stick spray. Add shrimp.
  3. In a medium bowl, create the sauce by combining all remaining ingredients, stir thoroughly. Pour over shrimp.
  4. Place lemon slices over the top of the shrimp. Bake uncovered for 20 minutes, or until shrimp are pink and cooked through (internal temperature of 145 degrees).
  5. Serve over rice and enjoy!


*Due to the different product brands you may find at your local grocery store and their varied nutritionals, we are unable to provide nutritional information for this recipe.