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 thoughts on “Old Bay Blackened Shrimp”

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

  4. >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?)

  5. >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.

  6. >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!

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

  8. >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..:)

  9. >@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!

  10. >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!

  11. >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!

  12. 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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