Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

got shrimp?

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

We did, plus a can of Old Bay Blackened Seasoning to try out as well.

Old Bay Blackened Seasoning

Old Bay Blackened Seasoning

This recipe is so easy, it’s silly.

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

1. Take a tablespoon of Old Bay Blackened Seasoning

2. Mix it with a pound of shrimp with the shells removed.

Old Bay Blackened Seasoning and a pound of shrimp

3. Melt two tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.

4. Add shrimp in a single layer.

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp frying

5. Cook 2 minutes on one side without stirring, then flip the shrimp and cook 2 minutes on the other side.

6. Garnish with a tablespoon of chopped parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

‘Nuff said!

Aloha, Nate

22 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Rico says:

    >Oh!!!! My God…I just love prawns like that …your photo as well as recipe is amazing ..thx for becoming my friend at foodbuzz…hope my humble food and dishes can delight you as much as yours delight me… cheers!!! :)

  2. DocChuck says:

    >WOW! I cannot imagine how anyone would look at your beautiful photos and not get hungry for shrimp.

    Oh, and as a Marylander (Home of Old Bay Seasoning), we appreciate your “plug” for our favorite seafood spice.

    DocChuck and wife, Dr. E.
    Columbia, Maryland (and proud of it!)

  3. Esi says:

    >I love this! Easy and probably tastes insanely good.

  4. Joie de vivre says:

    >How lovely. I have shrimp in the freezer but no Old Bay! I’ll have to pick some up, that looks wonderful.

  5. Priya says:

    >WOw wat a lovely dish…ur pic makes me hungry…great Annie…drooling over the shrimps..

  6. Regina says:

    >I think I’m becoming more adventurous with seafood, just by reading your blog.

    I wonder makes this version of Old Bay “blackened,” though. (Mmm, carcinogens?)

  7. Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) says:

    >Simple but oh so good — I made this when the nice folks at Old Bay sent me some of their new flavors to try. Yum.

  8. biz319 says:

    >This looks AMAZING! Thanks for an awesome recipe!!!!!!!!!

  9. CUMI & CIKI says:

    >you’re right. Its so easy, even i could cook it.. lol. I guess the secret to this dish is getting huge, fresh, succulent prawns!

  10. My Taste Heaven says:

    >wow….yummy…..those look awesome

  11. Jo says:

    >This looks absolutely delicious. It looks as if I can just grab the prawns from my PC screen – the pictures are fantastic.

  12. Mrs. L says:

    >I have Old Bay but no shrimp! This must change!

  13. Michelle says:

    >So few ingredients, so simple yet scrumptious!

  14. chef_d says:

    >This looks so yuuummmmmyy!!!

  15. Varsha Vipins says:

    >I just love shrimp.I do also have some recipes in my space..This one looks so yummy.
    Thanks dear Nate for visiting my space.Hope Annie liked ur dosa..Pls be around..:)

  16. Allie says:

    >This looks just beautiful! Thanks for the add!

  17. Nate-n-Annie says:

    >@all – thanks!

    @Regina – I think it has to do with the more "Cajun blackening spices" they use in the mix.

    @Cumi & Ciki – that…and butter! :-)

    @Joie de vivre and @Mrs L – you to should get together!

  18. Aggie says:

    >These look just perfect! I haven’t tried Old Bay Blackened yet…will definitely have to pick some up!

    Thanks for coming by my blog! Love yours!

  19. Kat says:

    >Wow the shrimp looks amazing! I will have to try that seasoning! ^_^ Hmmm must make a run to the market so I can pick up some ingredients to try this out!

  20. lauren says:

    >this look amazing! thanks for the comment and I cant wait to follow along with your blog…

  21. Nate-n-Annie says:

    >@aggie – thanks!

    @kat – run, Kat, run!

    @lauren – thanks!

  22. Phil says:

    Hey, these sound great. I think I might try them as an accompaniment to our smoky bbq pulled pork!

    Will give it a go and post it on our site soon!

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