Cajun Shrimp - VeryVera

Cajun Shrimp

  • Prep Time: 20m
  • Cook Time: 5m


  • 1/4 c extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 c Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Tabasco® hot sauce
  • 2 lb extra large shrimp (26/30 count), peeled and deveined
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, cut into small pieces


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and prepare a sheet pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the extra-virgin olive oil, Worcestershire, kosher salt, pepper, garlic, oregano, cayenne, and Tabasco®. Mix well.
  3. Pat the shrimp dry and spread out on the prepared sheet pan.
  4. Pour the olive oil mixture over all of the shrimp. Dot the shrimp with the pieces of butter and the lemon slices on top.
  5. Bake for 5 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink. Halfway through, give the shrimp a stir in the pan.
  6. Serve with the Herb Tomato Salad and grits or risotto.