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Black Pepper Shrimp

Slightly adapted from Paula Deen.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Seafood
Servings: 4
Calories: 380kcal
Author: Cynthia


  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp unpeeled
  • 8 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 Tablespoons garlic garlic
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Wash and drain shrimp and place in a shallow baking pan.
  • In a saucepan, over a medium heat, melt butter.
  • Add the garlic and sauté for 3-4 minutes, until garlic is soft and fragrant, do not brown. Pour butter mixture over shrimp, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with half of the black pepper and kosher salt
  • Bake until pink, approximately 5 minutes. Turn shrimp and cover with remaining black pepper.
  • Bake an additional 3-5 minutes longer, or until pink and cooked through.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 489mg | Sodium: 2488mg | Potassium: 167mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 700IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 265mg | Iron: 4mg