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Garlic Butter Roasted Shrimp with Parmesan

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Appies & Snacks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Author: Pam - For the Love of Cooking


  • 1 lb shrimp, shelled & deveined, (I used extra-large 26/30 )
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • Fresh red crushed pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp salted butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with tin foil then coat with cooking spray.
  • Peel and de-vein the shrimp, making sure to leave the tails on.
  • Drizzle the shrimp with olive oil then season both sides with sea salt, freshly cracked pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes, to taste.
  • Place into the oven and roast for 4 minutes. Remove from the oven.
  • Combine the melted butter with the minced garlic; mix until well combined.
  • Drizzle the melted garlic butter over the shrimp then toss to coat evenly.
  • Place back into the oven to roast for 4-5 minutes, or until pink and cooked through.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle the top with freshly grated parmesan.
  • Serve immediately with lemon wedges (and cocktail sauce), if desired. Enjoy!