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Cajun Broiled Shrimp

Quick, Easy Broiled Shrimp Perfect for a Light & Healthy Weeknight Dinner, Fancy Enough for Date Night and Delicious Enough for a Party Appetizer!
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 187kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 Tbsp Cajun Seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 whole lemon


  • Preheat oven to broil setting. I have two settings, low and high. I used high.
  • Combine shrimp, Cajun seasoning, and oil in bowl. Stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate up to 30 minutes.
  • Lay shrimp in a single layer on a jelly roll pan.
  • Cook on the middle rack until shrimp turn pink, about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to serving platter and squirt lemon juice over shrimp.


Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 882mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 835IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 2.9mg