Spicy Dipping Shrimp

2 cups (4 sticks) melted butter4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce2 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice5 pounds unpeeled, medium to large shrimp
2 tablespoons ground black pepper    2 lemons, sliced thin
2 tablespoons hot sauceFrench bread for dipping


Preheat oven to 400° F.  Stir together the melted butter, Worchestershire sauce, lemon juice, pepper, hot sauce, garlic, and salt.  Pour half of this mixture into a large heatproof dish.  Layer half the shrimp and half the lemon slices in the dish; then form a second layer with the remaining shrimp and lemon slices, and pour remaining sauce into the dish.  Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink, stirring twice.  Pour the sauce into individual serving bowls.  Top with shrimp and serve with French bread for dipping in the sauce.

Serves 8.