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Easy Baked Jumbo Shrimp

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Easy Baked Jumbo Shrimp
13 votes, 3.92 avg. rating (78% score)
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This recipe for baked jumbo shrimp is every bit as good as Roman Scampi but easier to make. (You don't need to watch it so carefully.)

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  • 2-1/4 pounds large raw shrimp
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • lemon wedges


Shell the shrimp, devein, wash, land drain on a paper towel. Melt the butter or margarine in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Add the salt, garlic and half of the parsley. Arrange the shrimp in a single layer in a baking dish. Bake uncovered in a 400 degree oven for 5 minutes.

Turn the shrimp and sprinkle with the lemon peel, lemon juice and remaining parsley. Bake 8-10 minutes more, or just until tender. Arrange on a heated platter. Pour the garlic butter over all. Garnish with lemon wedges.
Updated Thursday, May 1st, 2014

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