Soothingly textured on the outside and tender on the inside, that’s baked Garlic Parmesan Shrimp for you all! They have this creamy, juicy coating of garlic and cheese and the lemony tang from the generous drizzle of lemon. Anybody who loves shrimp HAS to try this easy shrimp recipe first thing!
Shrimps are just perfect ingredients to make up a quick brunch, dinner or snack any day.
But, for light brunch and supper, I think I have fallen in love with this low carb recipe of oven roasted shrimp which has a beautiful flavour of garlic and richness of parmesan cheese.
The first time I made them, these shrimps turned out uber delish.
They had this pleasing crunch and the minute I dunked them with ranch sauce, they went all tender and gooey.
Having thoroughly loved this shrimp recipe, I had to share it with you all!
How to make it at home?
Trust me, this recipe is surely a child’s play! Toss up fresh shrimps with Italian seasoning, parmesan cheese, garlic, olive oil et al, line them on a baking tray in a single layer and roast them in a pre-heated oven.
Drizzle lemon juice once they are done. Yes, that is all, folks.
Why should you eat shrimps?
The health benefits of eating shrimp are simply uncountable just like olive oil and lemon juice.
For Weight Loss:
Shrimps contain vitamin D and even protein, so if you want to cut out some flab, eat this butter garlicky parmesan shrimp all the way.
Keeps Your Youth Intact:
As shrimps are full of carotenoid (astaxanthin), its consumption reduces the aging of your skin and protects you from the UV rays of the sun.
Bone and Hair Health:
The amount of zinc, proteins and various vitamins in shrimps bolsters the health of both bone and hair.
Therefore, add the shrimp diet to your life and stay in the best shape.
Call dibs on these cheesy, garlic-y shrimp munchies for you weekend special then?
How to make it Creamy?
You can make a creamy version of Garlic and Parmesan Shrimp too. To make it, heat olive oil in a pan.
Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper. Cook on both sides for 3-4 minutes and then transfer the shrimp on a plate.
Heat butter in the same pan. Add garlic and fry for a few seconds. Add white wine and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Reduce the heat to low and add cream and let it come to a gentle simmer. Add parmesan cheese, salt and pepper and cook until cheese melts.
Add the shrimps and cook for another minute. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve hot.
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Step by Step Recipe
Add shrimps in a bowl.
Add olive oil, garlic, basil, parsley, oregano, salt, black pepper and parmesan cheese and toss well.
Line the shrimps on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Roast for 8-10 minutes.
Sprinkle red chilli flakes and drizzle lemon juice on top and garnish with fresh parsley.
Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Recipe
- 500 g Shrimps (Cleaned)
- 2 tbsp Olive Oil
- 3 tsp Garlic (Minced)
- 1/2 tsp Dried Basil
- 1/2 tsp Dried Parsley
- 1/2 tsp Dried Oregano
- Salt to taste
- 1/2 tsp Freshly Cracked Black Pepper
- 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese (Grated)
- 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Flakes
- 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
- Pre heat the oven to 400 Degrees F (200 Degrees C).
- Grease a baking sheet with oil.
- Add shrimps in a bowl.
- Add olive oil, garlic, basil, parsley, oregano, salt, black pepper and parmesan cheese and toss well.
- Line the shrimps on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
- Roast for 8-10 minutes,
- Sprinkle red chilli flakes and drizzle lemon juice on top and garnish with fresh parsley.
- Serve hot.