Lemon Herb Baked Shrimp

Ann Dunaway Teh & Lesley Baradel

Lemon Herb Baked Shrimp

Baking the lemon and herbs before adding the shrimp to the pan gives this dish an extra depth of flavor that you will love.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Seafood
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 213 kcal


  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 4 - 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 3 - 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon cut into thin half-moons
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Pour oil into a 12-inch baking dish. Add in the butter, thyme, oregano, garlic cloves, black pepper and about half of the lemon slices. Bake in oven until mixture is fragrant, about 12 to 15 minutes. Remove baking dish from the oven.
  • Add shrimp to the baking dish and toss with the sauce until it is evenly coated. Top with the additional lemon slices. Bake for an additional 7 to 8 minutes or until the shrimp is pink and firm. Sprinkle with salt and serve immediately.


Chef’s Note: This recipe makes a really light sauce that you could also toss over some angel hair pasta if you prefer.
Adapted from Joyously Domestic.


Calories: 213kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 15gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 151mgSodium: 278mg
Keyword lemon, shrimp
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Ann Dunaway Teh & Lesley Baradel

Ann Dunaway Teh & Lesley Baradel

We (Lesley and Ann) first met years ago while training for Ironman Wisconsin. Our paths crossed again at Georgia State University while studying to become registered dietitian nutritionists. Over the years, our paths kept crossing and we soon discovered that we shared a love for menu planning. This blossomed into My Menu Pal where we help the food industry up their nutrition game to become their customer's nutrition hero.
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