Shrimp New Orleans Bubba Gump recipe

Shrimp New Orleans Bubba Gump recipe

Shrimp New Orleans Bubba Gump recipe is almost a southern special dish now. The famous company had started it. And now, this delicious appetizer is famous everywhere in the USA. The recipe is not time consuming at all and you can make it instantly as a side or appetizer in your meal.  

How to make Bubba Gump shrimp?

Bubba Gump shrimp New Orleans is delicious to have and you will miss out if you don’t have it at least once. The perfect use of spices and the mixture with the flavor of shrimp is awesome. The Bubba Gump sauce is famous for its flavor and for not being time consuming. 

Let us dive into the bubba gump shrimp cocktail recipe.

Ingredients that you will need are:

For the broth

  • One tablespoon of butter
  • Three minced garlic cloves
  • Two teaspoons of tomato paste
  • One chicken breast cut into cubes
  • One teaspoon of Cajun seasoning
  • One and half a teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4th of a teaspoon of sugar
  • 1/4th of a teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • Half a teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/4th of a cup of water
  • 1/4th of a cup of rice vinegar 
  • Salt, to taste

For the shrimp

  • Two tablespoons of butter
  • One and half a  teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • One teaspoon of Cajun seasoning
  • One minced garlic clove
  • Half a teaspoon of paprika
  • One pound of medium shrimp
  • Salt, to taste

Method of preparing the Bubba Gump New Orleans recipe step by step:

Step 1: In a stockpot, add the butter, minced garlic cloves, tomato paste, chicken cubes, Cajun seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, cayenne pepper, black pepper, water, rice vinegar and salt. Stir well, simmer on low heat.

Step 2: In a skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the shrimp.

Step 3: Add salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning, minced garlic, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and stir. Cook the shrimp with this sauce for 3-4 minutes. The shrimp should be tender.

Step 4: Mix the broth and shrimp. Serve with rice or bread.


This recipe is one of the best from Bubba Gump recipes. The taste of garlic goes really well with the shrimp and the broth feels warm and flavorful. If you enjoy this with rice then you will have the complete umami taste experience.

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