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Sheet Pan Shrimp

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • rimmed sheet pan


  • 1 stick butter must be real butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 6 cloves of fresh garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon each of salt pepper, garlic powder and onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning or Blackened seasoning, plus more to sprinkle before cooking
  • ½ cup beer
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce optional
  • 2 pounds deveined uncooked shrimp, shell on
  • 1 lemon sliced thin
  • 1 loaf French bread toasted


  • Melt the butter and olive oil over medium-high heat in a small sauce pan.
  • Add the next 7 ingredients and bring to a boil. As soon as it comes to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse shrimp, still in their shells and drain well. Spread the shrimp in a single layer onto a large rimmed baking pan. Carefully pour sauce evenly over all shrimp, coating them well. Sprinkle extra Cajun seasoning over shrimp if desired. Place lemon slices over shrimp. Bake for a total of 16 minutes, turning and stirring the shrimp once after the first 8 minutes. Served with toasted French bread for dipping in the sauce.
Keyword cajun shrimp, sheet pan shrimp, shrimp