Buttery Broiled Shrimp

Buttery Broiled Shrimp can be made in just minutes and will disappear even faster. Coated in herbs and spices, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and butter, these Broiled Shrimp work as a party appetizer or main dish. Serve leftovers over grits for a delicious southern breakfast.

Buttery Broiled Shrimp

 

You’ll need lots of fresh bread to mop up the buttery sauce. It’s every bit as good as the shrimp themselves.

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It takes less than 5 minutes to prep these Buttery Broiled Shrimp. Maybe a little longer if you factor in peeling the shrimp.

Buttery Broiled Shrimp recipe

 

Just peel the shrimp, leave the tails on if you desire. Spread them out on a baking sheet and top with a spice mixture of garlic powder, creole seasoning, cayenne pepper, paprika, and Italian seasoning. Sprinkle on some lemon juice and Worcestersire sauce, and slivers of butter. Then roast for about 10 to 12 minutes. Watch the shrimp closely and be careful not to overcook.

Broil for just a minute or two to up the flavor some and these Buttery Broiled Shrimp are ready to serve. Easy Peasy.

Buttery Broiled Shrimp make an easy appetizer

5 from 2 votes
Buttery Broiled Shrimp
Buttery Broiled Shrimp
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
17 mins
 

Buttery Broiled Shrimp can be made in just minutes and will disappear even faster. Coated in herbs and spices, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and butter, these Broiled Shrimp work as a party appetizer or main dish. 

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Southern
Servings: 8
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds large shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons Creole Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, cut into slivers
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Arrange shrimp in a single layer on a baking sheet.

  2. In a small bowl, combine paprika, Italian seasoning, Creole seasoning, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle spice mixture on shrimp.

  3. Sprinkle Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice over shrimp.

  4. Evenly scatter butter slivers over shrimp.

  5. Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes.

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5 thoughts on “Buttery Broiled Shrimp

  1. I always use frozen shrimp due to the difference in price over fresh here in Canada. I let them thaw in the fridge overnight – put them in a bowl; you would be surprised how much water there is.
    All my shrimp dishes have been very good. Spicy Southern Kitchen has several wonderful shrimp dishes – I have made several so far and all absolutely delicious!

      1. Bon Secour…. so great to see it mentioned. I live in Orange Beach. I am trying this recipe tonight. I think Blalocks also ships.

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