Pepper Shrimp

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

The Italian connection is strong enough in New Orleans to have developed an Italian-Creole variant on the sandwich and seafood themes. “Mufïuletta” is the local hero, submarine, or hoagie sandwich, piled with the usual Italian charcuterie meats but topped with a chopped olive-and-garlic salad that smothers the whole. Barbecued shrimp is the local Italian seafood dish made famous by Pascal Manale’s restaurant on Napoleon Avenue. “Barbecued” is a misnomer for Manale’s shrimp, because there is