Spicy Cajun Baked Shrimp Recipe

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Spicy Cajun Baked Shrimp

Peggy Sue Ross


Look for shrimp that has been deveined to save prep time. I like to completely shell the shrimp but you could leave tails on if you like. This is a nice blend of spicy, tangy and sweet. This increases in heat as leftovers!

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1 Hr 15 Min
10 Min


1/2 c
extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp
cajun or creole seasoning (such as emeril's)
2 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
2 Tbsp
fresh parsley, chopped
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
soy sauce
1 pinch
cayenne pepper
1 lb
uncooked large shrimp, shelled and deveined
lemon wedges
serve over rice with crusty bread


1Combine oil, seasoning, lemon juice, parsley, honey, soy sauce and a pinch of cayenne pepper in a 9 x 13 baking dish.
2Add shrimp and toss to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour
3Preheat oven ot 450. Bake until shrimp are cooked through, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
4Garnish with lemon wedges and serve with rice and crusty bread for dipping.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Hashtags: #shrimp, #cajun