Easy Blackened Shrimp

Holly Clegg
  • Yield: 4 servings


3tablespoons chili powder
1tablespoon light brown sugar
1/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ground cumin
-- Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
24-- large peeled shrimp
2tablespoons olive oil


  1. Preheat oven 400F.
  2. In resealable plastic bag or bowl, com¬bine all seasonings. Add shrimp and shake to coat evenly.
  3. Place shrimp on a baking sheet and drizzle with oil. Roast 5–7 minutes or until cooked thoroughly.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Holly Clegg's Trim & Terrific Gulf Coast Favorites: Over 250 Easy Recipes from My Louisiana Kitchen, 2008.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 177
  • Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 168mg
  • Sodium 254mg
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 19g