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Crispy Chili Baked Shrimp

Crispy Chili Baked Shrimp

Forget about the fryer! Crank up the heat in your oven for perfectly crispy shrimp.

Ready in 27 minutes

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 12 minutes

Serves 4


2 Tbsp olive oil, divided

1 340g pkg. frozen raw shrimp, thawed and peeled

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup all purpose flour

2 eggs

1 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs

2 tsp chili powder

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 lime for serving


Preheat oven to 475F. Grease a baking sheet with 1 tbsp olive oil. Season shrimp with salt. Add flour to a medium bowl, set aside.

In another medium bowl, whisk together eggs and set aside.

Finally, in another medium bowl combine panko, chili powder and smoked paprika. Bread shrimp: Toss in flour. Then, with 3 or 4 shrimp at a time, shake off the excess flour. Coat with egg, shaking off the excess and dredge in panko. Transfer to baking sheet.