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Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Roasting shrimp elevates the flavor of the shrimp and brings this simple, classic dish to a whole new level! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 mins
1 hr
Total Time17 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Seafood

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs 12 to 15-count shrimp
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon
  • your favorite cocktail sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tails on. (Or take 'em off if you prefer!) 
  • Toss them in a bowl with the Olive Oil, Salt & Pepper. Spread them in a single layer on a sheet pan. 
  • Roast for about 8 minutes, flipping once, just until pink and firm and cooked through. Set aside to cool.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and your favorite cocktail sauce. 

Notes

These can be made up to a day in advance. Store in a glass, air tight container.