Healthy Baked Shrimp with Butter & Parmesan Ready in Ten Minutes

A quick, tasty recipe for baked shrimp with butter, garlic and Parmesan. Baked shrimp are the ultimate healthy fast food – they are ready in ten minutes!


  • 1 1/2 lb. large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt (not fine salt)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Arrange the shrimp in a single layer on a large baking sheet.
  3. Pour the melted butter on top of the shrimp and toss to coat.
  4. Sprinkle the shrimp with the kosher salt, black pepper, garlic powder, crushed red pepper and Parmesan.
  5. Bake until the shrimp are pink and opaque, about 8 minutes. If you want the Parmesan to brown, finish by broiling the baked shrimp for about 1 minute.
  6. Transfer the baked shrimp to a serving platter and spoon the pan juices on top. Serve immediately.