Roasted Jumbo Shrimp With Potatoes, Lemon and Capers

Recipe by SharleneW

This just sounded too good. I found it in O magazine.

Top Review by Carianne

This was an unusual addition to the Christmas buffet. YUMMY! I roasted the potatoes an extra 8 minutes, and they came out perfectly. And after we gobbled it all up, I realized I forgot to add the capers at the end!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  2. Wash the shrimp and pat them dry with paper towels.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine shrimp, 1 tablespoon olive oil, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  4. Toss together and refrigerate.
  5. Rub a 9-inch baking dish with olive oil.
  6. Place the potato slices, slightly overlapping, in the pan.
  7. Drizzle them with the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  8. Roast the potatoes in the oven for about 15 minutes, until golden and just tender.
  9. Remove potatoes from the oven, top with the shrimp and the marinade, and return to the oven.
  10. Cook an additional 10 minutes, until the shrimp is opaque and slightly roasted looking.
  11. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with the capers.
  12. Serve at once with a green salad.

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