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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Southern


  • 2 pounds fresh jumbo shrimp,* heads off and unpeeled
  • 2 sticks real unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • Blackened seasoning [we like Paul Prudhomme's Blackened Steak Magic]
  • 3 lemons
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 T garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 375
  • juice 1 lemon and slice the other 2 into thin wedges
  • Wash shrimp and drain well.
  • Melt butter in a sauce pan.
  • Add the juice of 1 lemon, black pepper, blackened seasoning, Worcestershire, and garlic powder.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes to blend flavors.
  • Place shrimp into a 9 x 13 casserole dish and pour sauce over all.
  • Top shrimp with lemon slices and push to submerge in sauce.
  • Bake at 375 for 25 to 30 minutes or until shrimp are pink.


Adjust cooking time if using smaller shrimp
Keyword baked shrimp, BBQ shrimp, cajun shrimp, New Orleans shrimp, shrimp