Blackened Shrimp

Blackened Shrimp

These Blackened Shrimp are packed with flavor, nutritious, and easy to make- they're the perfect weeknight dinner solution! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 191 kcal
Author The Foodie Physician


  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 lemon, quartered
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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the paprika, garlic powder, salt, pepper, onion powder, cayenne and thyme.  Add the shrimp and oil and toss to coat.  

  3. Pour the shrimp out in an even layer onto a large rimmed baking sheet and cook 8-10 minutes or until internal temperature reached 145 degrees F.  

  4. Remove from the oven and toss with the parsley.  Serve immediately with lemon wedges. 

Nutrition Facts
Blackened Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 191 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 285mg95%
Sodium 1030mg45%
Potassium 169mg5%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 615IU12%
Vitamin C 23.9mg29%
Calcium 181mg18%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.