Black Pepper Shrimp (Paula Deen)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This recipe from Paula Deen of Food Network couldn't be easier. It seems like a LOT of black pepper, but trust me--it works. You get it all over your fingers as you shell the shrimp and eat them, so have some wet wash cloths rolled up and ready. This cooks up in just a few minutes, so have the rest of your dinner ready before you start (I suggest a hearty salad and bread).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Rinse and drain shrimp and place in shallow baking pan.
  3. Melt the butter in a small saucepan.
  4. Add the garlic and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Pour the garlic butter mixture over shrimp and toss to coat.
  6. Sprinkle about half the pepper over shrimp until they are well covered.
  7. Remember--don't be afraid!
  8. Bake until pink (about 5 minutes).
  9. Turn shrimp over sprinkle with remaining pepper and bake a few minutes longer.
  10. Don't overcook!


Most Helpful

Delicious! This recipe is definitely a keeper.

clskinner February 17, 2015

So easy and so good! I actually met Paula Deen this past weekend and she mentioned this recipe so I set out to find it. Delicious!

Dine & Dish July 28, 2009

I just found this recipe in the costco magazine. I was searching to see if it was online so I wouldn't have to keep the magazine for the recipe. I can't wait to try looks great!!

Proud Veteran's wife March 20, 2007

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