Baked Cajun shrimp

Baked Cajun shrimp is a delicious and flavorful dish that’s easy to prepare. Here’s a simple recipe to make baked Cajun shrimp:


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shrimp, Cajun seasoning, olive oil, minced garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Toss until the shrimp are evenly coated with the seasoning mixture.
  3. Arrange the seasoned shrimp in a single layer in a baking dish or on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake the shrimp in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until they are pink and opaque, and cooked through. Be careful not to overcook them as shrimp can become tough and rubbery if cooked for too long.
  5. Once done, remove the shrimp from the oven and garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.
  6. Serve the baked Cajun shrimp hot as a main dish with your favorite sides, such as rice, quinoa, or a fresh salad.

Enjoy your delicious baked Cajun shrimp!

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