Black Pepper Shrimp


  • 3 pounds large easy peel shrimp, thawed
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 4 tablespoons freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Peel, rinse and drain shrimp, then place in a shallow bakng pan.
  3. In a saucepan, melt butter. Add garlic and saute` for 3 to 4 minutes. Pour the garlic butter mixture over the shrimp and toss to coat. Pepper shrimp until they are well covered.
  4. Bake until pink, approximately 5 minutes, turn, bake a few minutes longer and pepper again. You must use a heavy hand with the pepper.
  5. Serve shrimp with pasta or warm bread and salad.

Makes 6 servings

Recipe by Paula Deen courtesy of The Food Network.

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