Gluten Free Roasted Shrimp Recipe

Gluten Free Roasted Shrimp Recipe

One of my favorite ways to cook most meats and vegetables is to roast them in the oven. There is something about the high heat that seems to seal in the flavor and bring out the best in most foods.

Shrimp is not something that most people would think of as a candidate for roasting, as it cooks up so quickly. But I happen to live in a place where summer heat and humidity are almost unbearable. As much as I like the idea of throwing a few skewers of shrimp onto the grill, I stop short when I think of having to brave the oppressive air outside, sweltering over an open fire and the voracious mosquitoes the size of hummingbirds.

This Gluten Free Roasted Shrimp Recipe is a great way to get a lot of shrimp cooked up with very little effort. And, as with other foods, the roasting really intensifies the sweetness of the succulent little morsels.

Once roasted, the shrimp can be served as is (I like to throw on a quick garnish of grated lemon peel, chopped parsley and a squeeze of lemon), used for shrimp cocktail, tossed with pasta (gluten free of course!) or made into a delicious salad.

3.67 from 3 votes
Gluten Free Roasted Shrimp Recipe
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Gluten Free Roasted Shrimp Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings approximately
Calories: 158kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds shrimp - peeled, cleaned and de-veined, tails left on
  • 1 teaspoon course salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Put shrimp on a sheet pan; add salt, pepper, Old Bay Seasoning, olive oil and lemon juice. Toss to coat and spread shrimp out in an even layer.
  • Roast for 5 – 6 minutes.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Roasted Shrimp Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 381mg127%
Sodium 1195mg50%
Potassium 130mg4%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 6.4mg8%
Calcium 233mg23%
Iron 3.7mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Tags: Dairy Free Old Bay Seasoning Roasted Seafood Shellfish Shrimp
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  1. Peter M
    July 30, 2008

    Oh yeah…high heat, blast them & eat'em…look at the result here!

  2. bee
    July 30, 2008

    that must be one of the juiciest shrimps captured on camera.

  3. Peter G
    July 30, 2008

    You don’t have to ask me wha I think of shrimp…and roasting them is new to me…great choice of dressing as well Carol.

  4. noble pig
    July 30, 2008

    Hey these look great. I never think of roasting shrimp!

  5. linda
    July 31, 2008

    Love the colour of the picture. The shrimps look so succulent! Never would have thought of roasting them.

  6. Tiffany
    July 31, 2008

    This looks and sounds so delicious! Wow :) Great picture, too!

  7. Krysta
    July 31, 2008

    oh this looks good, i’m going to need ideas for dinner for a boy that my daughter likes and he is gluten free.

  8. Emiline
    July 31, 2008

    I love that picture of the shrimp. Up close and personal.

  9. Kate / Kajal
    August 1, 2008

    niice ! the perfect way to have shrimp, even better then deep fried.

  10. Maureen "Hold The Gluten"
    August 1, 2008

    Use my oven?! What a novel idea! Can’t wait to try this out. Do I need to turn them over or can I just roast them the 5-6 minutes on one side??

  11. Cynthia
    August 1, 2008

    I’m inviting myself over.

  12. glamah16
    August 3, 2008

    Griilling or raosting seafood is the most flavorful way to go. Beats frying.

  13. Vittoria
    August 3, 2008

    I just got an iPhone and when I zoom in onthose shrimp I’d really is food-porn :)

  14. Katie
    August 3, 2008

    Thanks!

    How did you get into the event planning business? I am starting to look into different career paths and I don’t know much about event planning. It sounds fun!

  15. white on rice couple
    August 5, 2008

    Roasting shrimp? wow, what a great new way to cook it. We’ll try it!

    Definitely the lemon peel and parsley is making me drool, what a great, simple and fresh combo of summer flavors!

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