Baked Cajun Shrimp

Baked Cajun Shrimp: A Flavorful Twist on Seafood

Looking to spice up your dinner routine with a dish that's bursting with flavor? Look no further than Baked Cajun Shrimp! This easy-to-make recipe combines juicy shrimp with a bold Cajun seasoning blend for a meal that's sure to impress.


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for extra heat)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Grease a baking dish with olive oil or cooking spray.

In a large mixing bowl, toss the shrimp with olive oil, minced garlic, Cajun seasoning, paprika, cayenne pepper (if using), salt, and pepper until evenly coated.

Arrange the seasoned shrimp in a single layer in the prepared baking dish.

Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.

Remove from the oven and garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Serve your Baked Cajun Shrimp hot, with lemon wedges on the side for squeezing over the shrimp.

Enjoy the bold flavors and tender texture of this delicious seafood dish, perfect for any occasion!

Whether you're hosting a dinner party or simply craving a flavorful meal, Baked Cajun Shrimp is sure to satisfy your taste buds and leave you wanting more. Try it tonight and prepare to be amazed by the irresistible combination of spices and succulent shrimp!