Spice-Rubbed Cajun Barbecue Shrimp

As a mom, sometimes I don’t have much time to spend in the kitchen. I created this recipe for the times that I need a quick and easy lunch or dinner. It takes only 15 minutes to whip up!!!!!

Step 1

Combine 4 teaspoons Worcestershire powder, 4 teaspoons garlic powder, 2 teaspoons onion powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt, 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper, and a pinch cayenne pepper.

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Step 2

Place 2 pounds deveined, shell-on large shrimp on a baking sheet. Sprinkle the spice rub and 1/4 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest over the shrimp. Toss to coat.

Step 3

Add 2 tablespoons butter, cubed.

Drizzle 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil over the shrimp.

Bake at 400 degrees F on top rack for 10 to 12 minutes or until shrimp are pink and cooked through.

Step 4

Squeeze some lemon juice over the roasted shrimp.

Enjoy with warm French bread for dipping.

Spice-Rubbed Cajun Barbecue Shrimp

4 teaspoons Worcestershire powder

4 teaspoons garlic powder

2 teaspoons onion powder

1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper

pinch cayenne pepper

2 pounds deveined, shell-on large shrimp

1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon zest

2 tablespoons salted butter, cubed

2 teaspoon olive oil

lemon half

French bread

Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F.

Combine all of the spices in a small bowl. (Double the spice mixture and keep the extra in a mason jar for next time).

Place the shrimp on a baking sheet. Sprinkle the spice mixture and lemon zest over the shrimp. Toss to coat.

Add the butter.

Drizzle the olive oil over the shrimp.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until pink and cooked through.

To serve, squeeze lemon juice over the roasted shrimp. Enjoy with warm French bread.

Serves 4.

(recipe adapted from New Southern Table)

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