N'awlins style BBQ Shrimp at Red Light
N'awlins style BBQ Shrimp at Red Light
Lee Klein

100 Favorite Dishes: BBQ Shrimp at Red Light Little River

As a countdown to New Times' "Best of Miami" 2010, Short Order is serving up 100 of our favorite dishes in the 305. Send your nominations to cafe@miaminewtimes.com

font style="font-size: 1.5625em;">89. BBQ Shrimp at Red Light Little River

We first fell in love with these New Orleans-style BBQ shrimp at Kris Wessel's Liaison way back when. Now we savor the same hearty dish at his Red Light Little River -- one of the coolest joints in town. "BBQ" is really a bit of a misnomer, as folks in the Big Easy don't throw their shrimp on a smoky grill, nor do they slather them in anything resembling barbecue glaze. Instead the shrimp sumptuously stew in buttery crustacean stock simmered with worcesteshire, lemon, parsley, and rosemary. Bread is for sopping up deliriously tasty sauce. Might be something to consider concocting for the Super Bowl game this week -- assuming you're a Saints fan, that is.

Red Light Little River
7700 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami
305-757-7773

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