Easy Blackened Shrimp

  • Yield: 4 servings


3tablespoons chili powder
1tablespoon light brown sugar
1/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
24 large peeled shrimp
2tablespoons olive oil


  1. Preheat oven 400F.
  2. Combine all seasonings in a large plastic bag, toss in shrimp, and evenly coat.
  3. Arrange shrimp on a baking sheet then drizzle with olive oil. Cook for 5-7 minutes.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Gulf Coast Favorites (Holly Clegg, 2008). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 177
  • Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 168mg
  • Sodium 254mg
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 19g