Blackened Shrimp


A very simple recipe for blackened shrimp using my blackened seasoning. If you don't eat them straight out the pan, they're very good dipped in garlic brown butter or cocktail sauce.

close up view of Blackened Shrimp served with ketchup in a sauce cup on a white plate
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
2 mins
Total Time:
7 mins
2 servings


  • 12 ounces raw shrimp (26 to 30 count), peeled and deveined

  • 1 teaspoon Cajun blackened seasoning, or to taste

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter


  1. Place shrimp in a bowl. Season with blackened seasoning.

  2. Heat olive oil and butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook shrimp until opaque, about 1 minute per side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

244 Calories
14g Fat
1g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 244
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 271mg 90%
Sodium 531mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 255mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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