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Breaded Shrimp

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“I never liked shrimp until I tried this recipe. I have used this as an appetizer at Christmas and as a meal with rice. I received this recipe from my step- mother. She got it from her son in California. It is absolutely delicious. I have made it over and over.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs peeled shrimp (21-25 size, marinate shrimp from 4 hours to overnight)
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 crushed garlic cloves (I usually add more garlic)
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise (not Miracle Whip)
  • breading for the shrimp (add more of each spice to your liking)
  • 1 12 cups plain breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 2 teaspoons parsley
  • 12 teaspoon dill weed
  • 12 cup butter
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil


  1. Marinate shrimp up to over night. Mix breadcrumbs with spices. Coat each shrimp with breading. Place in single layer baking dish. Save marinade.
  2. Stir melted butter and olive oil with remaining marinade. Pour over shrimp.
  3. Bake 400 for 13 -15 minutes.
  4. Serve as an appetizer with crackers or as a meal with rice and vegetable.

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