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Easy Blackened Seasoned Shrimp

Easy Blackened Seasoned Shrimp recipe. New Orleans seasoned blackened shrimp with a mixture of bold and flavorful spices. Quick and easy to make shrimp.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Shrimp
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackened, easy, seasoned, shrimp
Servings: 6
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 2 tablespoons ground smoked paprika can also substitute regular
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper more or less depending on desired spiciness
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon flour all-purpose or gluten-free
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp; deveined and peeled tails on


  • If shrimp is frozen, defrost in the refrigerator the night before.
  • Combine all seasoning ingredients from paprika to salt in a medium bowl. Place shrimp and seasoning mix in a large ziplock and seal. Shake to evenly coat. Let sit for at least 5–10 minutes for spices to soak in.
  • Heat oil in large non-stick pan or skillet on medium-high heat. Add seasoned shrimp and cook 5–6 minutes, stirring or rotating halfway between; until opaque white and cooked through. Remove from heat and serve immediately with Mango Lime Dipping Sauce.


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 1466mg | Potassium: 174mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 1290IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 3.5mg