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Sensational Baked Blackened Shrimp Recipe

Sensational Baked Blackened Shrimp Recipe delivers a plump mouthwatering shrimp that's spicy red and will keep them coming back for more.  It makes a great appetizer or is perfect for tacos or on pasta and waistline-friendly!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 6 servings
Author Julie Menghini

Ingredients

  • 1 lb raw shrimp cleaned and deveined
  • 2 tsp blackened seasoning ground
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper ground
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F° and place a cooling rack on a baking sheet.  Spray the rack with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, drizzle raw shrimp with olive oil until they are lightly coated. Add blackened seasoning, and salt and pepper. Mix until coated.  You can allow them to marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or cook immediately.
  • Lay shrimp on the prepared rack. Bake undisturbed for 8 to 10 minutes. Don't overcook.
  • Garnish with the fresh parsley if desired.  Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate.

Notes

Baking method inspired by Ina Garten Food Network
Note: It's better to allow the shrimp to cool than to try and keep them warm. Shrimp overcook easily.

Nutrition

Calories: 78kcal | Protein: 15g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 884mg | Potassium: 74mg | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 1.8mg
This recipe was calculated using the exact brands and measurements I used to make this recipe. If you are following a strict diet please note changing anything will cause the nutritional info to change. My calculations are intended as a guide only.
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