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Baked Shrimp

Baked Shrimp - juicy, delicious shrimp dinner with a delightful crunch that comes ready from start to finish in just 25 minutes. Savory, garlicky, lemony, buttery and a bit spicy - all of these wonderful flavors you'll get in just a pan!
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword baked shrimp, easy dinner, shrimp salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 261kcal
Author Imma

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons (56 g) unsalted  butter
  •  ⅓ cup (80 ml) chicken stock or broth
  • 1 tablespoon (8 g) finely chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon (4 g) salt free creole seasoning , (sub Italian seasoning)
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 pounds (907 g) extra large or jumbo shrimp , peeled, deveined and tails on or off
  • salt to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoon s (8-12 g) fresh chopped parsley leaves . to serve
  • lemon wedges , to serve

Shrimp Topping 

  • cup (17 g) Panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons (10 g) grated parmesan cheese
  • 1-2 tablespoons melted butter

Instructions

  • Preheat  the oven to 350 F. 
  • Microwave butter, chicken stock, garlic and creole seasoning for about 30 seconds or until butter is melted, followed by lemon juice.  Alternately, add ingredients in a small skillet, cook over medium high heat for about 30 seconds or until butter has melted and fragrant, add lemon juice. Set aside .
  • Add shrimp in a large bowl and lightly season shrimp with salt and pepper. Pour in the butter mixture and thoroughly mix. 
  • Place shrimp in a single layer in a 9 x 13, shallow baking dish or 12 inch cast iron.
  • If desired, combine breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese and melted butter, evenly spread on  shrimp for extra tasty topping.  
  • Transfer dish to oven and bake for about 12-15 minutes, or until the shrimp is cooked through.  
  • Increase the oven setting to broil, then  broil the shrimp for about 1-2 minutes or until the crumbs turn slightly brown.
  • Remove, then garnish with lemon and sprinkle with  parsley. Serve immediately.

Notes

  1. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Serving: 150g | Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 407mg | Sodium: 1249mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 556IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 252mg | Iron: 3mg