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Spicy Party Shrimp

Spicy Party Shrimp only take 5 minutes to cook and they really pack the flavor! Fresh shrimp are marinated in a flavorful and spicy marinade made from a packet of Italian dressing mix, oil, and a few spices. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Marinate 1 hour
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 1/2 pounds medium to large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil or olive oil
  • 1 packet Italian dressing mix
  • 3/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • pinch of salt


  • Place shrimp in a large ziptop bag.
  • In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients together. Pour into bag with shrimp. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1-3 hours.
  • Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Evenly space shrimp on baking sheet.
  • Broil for 5 to 7 minutes.