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Italian Baked Shrimp Recipe

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I saw this Italian baked shrimp all over Pinterest lately so I thought I would give it a try.  The recipe is very simple – it is nothing more than raw shrimp baked in a casserole dish with butter, lemon slices, and Italian dressing mix. I was really impressed with the flavor of the shrimp when they came out of the oven. I tried mixing the shrimp and the lemon butter sauce with pasta and serving it that way, I was not very impressed with the results. The pasta mixture seemed almost flavorless. So I decided to try putting the shrimp on garlic bread and pouring some of the sauce over the garlic bread, this was delicious and I would recommend serving this dish that way. You can use any size shrimp you want for this recipe. Also, the Italian dressing mix can be found at Wal-Mart. It is the dry stuff that comes in a packet. If you are looking for an easy and delicious shrimp recipe, give this one a try. Enjoy.
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(Makes 4 Servings)

 

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Italian Baked Shrimp Recipe


  • Author: Bobby
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1lb raw shrimp (peeled and deveined with tails removed)
  • 1 stick of butter (1/2 cup)
  • 2 lemons (sliced)
  • 1 (0.9 ounces) packet Italian dressing mix

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place butter into a small bowl and melt the butter in the microwave. Pour the butter onto the bottom of a 9×13 inch casserole dish. Layer the lemon slices on top of the butter in a single layer. Toss the raw shrimp in the Italian dressing mix and layer on top of the lemon slices and butter.
  2. Place into the oven and bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until the shrimp are fully cooked (the internal temperature has reached 145 degrees). Serve the shrimp and sauce on top of garlic toast or toasted bread.

 

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