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Garlic Butter Baked Shrimp (Shrimp De Jonghe)

A delicious, buttery baked shrimp dish loaded with butter, garlic, shallots, and dry sherry.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy shrimp recipe, garlic butter shrimp, shrimp de johghe
Servings: 8
Calories: 263kcal


  • 2 pounds raw jumbo shrimp, thawed, peeled and de-veined, tails ON or OFF
  • 8 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup dry sherry
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • pinch cayenne, or to taste
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 375˚F.
  • Butter a 9x13 baking dish.
  • Arrange shrimp in the baking dish in a single layer. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl combine softened butter, breadcrumbs, sherry, garlic, shallot, parsley, salt, pepper, paprika, and cayenne; mash and mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Spoon breadcrumb mixture over the shrimp.
  • Bake for 22 to 25 minutes, or until top is golden brown.
  • Sprinkle with parsley.
  • Serve.


Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 316mg | Sodium: 1186mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 194mg | Iron: 3mg