Shrimp holds a special place on our dining table, and the reigning champion of that realm is undoubtedly this Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp. It’s a top contender for both Jon Boy and Corey, who wouldn’t mind indulging in it daily if they had their way. Believe it or not, Corey’s been steadfastly requesting “SHHHRIMP” for dinner for the past two weeks. The emphasis on “extra H” makes it abundantly clear – he means business. As a parent, how could I resist satisfying a three-year-old’s craving? Especially when whipping up this meal happens to be a breeze.
Enter Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp: A delightful and light recipe that takes minimal effort. The shrimp luxuriate in a simple marinade for 1-3 hours, soaking up the flavors. Then, a quick roast for 8-10 minutes is all it takes! It’s practically the ideal choice for a bustling weeknight, ensuring both taste and convenience are in perfect harmony.Print
4 tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
4 garlic cloves minced or pressed
½ tsp. dried oregano
½ tsp. dried basil
½ tsp. Kosher salt
¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Zest of 1 lemon
2 pounds shrimp peeled and deveined*
½ cup grated Parmesan
2 tbs. chopped flat Italian parsley for garnish
Combine olive oil, garlic, seasonings, and lemon zest in a large glass or plastic bowl. Add in shrimp and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate in the fridge for 1-3 hours.
Preheat oven to 400.
Toss shrimp with the Parmesan in the bowl. Pour onto a 13×9 Pyrex dish or a large baking sheet. Roast at 400 for about 8 minutes, or until shrimp are pink, firm, and cooked through.
Garnish with another drizzle of olive oil and parsley.
*We buy the frozen kind and thaw them overnight in the fridge.
Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp: An easy recipe that’s delicious and light! Marinate the shrimp in a simple marinade for 1-3 hours, then roast the shrimp for 8-10 minutes! That’s it! Perfect for a busy weeknight.
- Prep Time: 3h
- Cook Time: 10