Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp
How To Make Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp
1lb.Large shrimp peeled and deveined, but with the tail still on
2 Tbsp.Olive oil
3 tsp.Minced garlic
¼ C.Parmesan cheese grated
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh lemon juice to taste
2 Tbsp.Chopped parsley
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
In a bowl, combine the shrimp, olive oil, Italian seasoning, minced garlic, Parmesan cheese and salt and pepper to taste.
Toss to combine well.
Layer the shrimp on a parchment lined baking sheet.
Bake for 10 minutes, or until cooked through.
Squeeze fresh lemon juice to taste over the shrimp, and garnish with parsley before serving.
Calories: 240 | Protein: 25 grams | Fat: 12 grams | Saturated Fat: 2 grams | Trans Fat: 0 grams | Carbohydrates: 2 grams | Fiber: 0 grams | Cholesterol: 200 milligrams | Sodium: 350 milligrams
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp?
Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp is a simple and flavorful dish where large shrimp are seasoned with garlic, Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning, then roasted in the oven until tender and succulent.
Can I use frozen shrimp for this recipe?
Yes, you can use frozen shrimp, but make sure to thaw them completely and pat them dry before seasoning and roasting to prevent excess moisture.
Should I leave the tails on the shrimp?
Leaving the tails on the shrimp adds flavor and visual appeal to the dish.
However, you can remove the tails if preferred.
Can I use dried parsley instead of fresh parsley for garnish?
Yes, dried parsley can be used as a substitute for fresh parsley, but fresh parsley will provide a more vibrant color and flavor.
What size shrimp should I use for this recipe?
Large shrimp (about 21-25 count per pound) are ideal for this recipe.
They cook quickly and are perfect for roasting.
Can I add additional seasonings to the shrimp?
Yes, feel free to customize the seasoning to your taste preferences.
You can add spices like paprika, cayenne pepper, or crushed red pepper flakes for extra heat.
Should I use freshly grated Parmesan cheese or pre-grated Parmesan cheese?
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese will provide the best flavor and texture, but pre-grated Parmesan cheese can be used as a convenient alternative.
Can I marinate the shrimp in advance?
Yes, you can marinate the shrimp in the seasoning mixture in advance and refrigerate for up to 30 minutes before roasting to allow the flavors to meld.
How do I know when the shrimp are cooked through?
Shrimp are cooked through when they turn opaque and pink in color.
Avoid overcooking them, as they can become rubbery and tough.
What can I serve with Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp?
Garlic Parmesan Roasted Shrimp pairs well with a variety of side dishes such as roasted vegetables, pasta, rice, or a fresh green salad.