Baked Cajun Shrimp Recipe

This Baked Cajun Shrimp recipe features succulent shrimp coated in a zesty Cajun seasoning, then baked to perfection. It’s a quick and easy dish that’s full of bold flavors, perfect for a weeknight dinner or a fun appetizer.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Prepare Shrimp: In a large bowl, combine olive oil, Cajun seasoning, garlic powder, smoked paprika, onion powder, dried thyme, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Add the shrimp and toss until they are evenly coated with the seasoning mixture.
  3. Arrange on Baking Sheet: Spread the seasoned shrimp in a single layer on a baking sheet. Place lemon slices around the shrimp.
  4. Bake: Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.
  5. Serve: Remove from the oven and transfer the shrimp to a serving dish. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and serve immediately.

Enjoy your flavorful Baked Cajun Shrimp!

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