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Bake Cajun Baked Shrimp in a black cast iron skillet.

Cajun Baked Shrimp

Course: Cajun, Entree / Seafood
Cuisine: Cajun
Keyword: Creole, Shrimp
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 224kcal
This baked shrimp is Cajun at its best. Pour the sauce over Cajun Dirty Rice and serve with andouille sausage. Oh my.
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  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 lb uncooked large shrimp shelled, deveined
  • Lemon wedges
  • French bread


  • Combine first 7 ingredients in a large oven proof dish.  (A 12-inch cast iron skillet or 9x13 casserole dish works well). 
  • Add shrimp and toss to coat.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour. (This isn't required, but just makes the shrimp even more delicious). 
  • Pre-heat oven to 450 F.
  • Bake until shrimp are cooked through, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with lemon wedges and serve with grilled French bread and Authentic Cajun Dirty Rice



Calories: 224kcal