Blackened Shrimp With Roasted Garlic Aioli Recipe

Blackened shrimp with roasted garlic aioli is a flavorful and delicious dish that combines the bold flavors of blackened seasoning with the creamy and tangy aioli. The shrimp are coated in a spicy and smoky seasoning blend, then cooked until perfectly blackened and tender. The roasted garlic aioli adds a rich and creamy element to the dish, with the roasted garlic adding a subtle sweetness. This dish is perfect as an appetizer or main course, and is sure to impress your guests with its bold flavors and beautiful presentation.

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Blackened Shrimp With Roasted Garlic Aioli

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Ingredients for Blackened Shrimp With Roasted Garlic Aioli Recipe

  • 0.13 pound Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1/4 tablespoon Paprika
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 0.13 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.13 Head Of Garlic
  • 0.13 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.06 cup Mayonnaise
  • 0.13 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 0.13 teaspoon Dijon Mustard

Directions: Blackened Shrimp With Roasted Garlic Aioli Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 400掳F (200掳C).
  • STEP 2.Cut the top off a head of garlic to expose the cloves. Drizzle with olive oil and wrap in aluminum foil. Roast in the oven for 30-40 minutes, or until the garlic is soft and golden.
  • STEP 3.While the garlic is roasting, prepare the blackened seasoning by combining paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl.
  • STEP 4.Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels and toss them in the blackened seasoning until well coated.
  • STEP 5.Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add the shrimp in a single layer and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until they are opaque and cooked through.
  • STEP 6.Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 7.In a small bowl, squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of their skins and mash them with a fork until smooth.
  • STEP 8.In a separate bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and the mashed roasted garlic. Mix well to combine.
  • STEP 9.Serve the blackened shrimp with the roasted garlic aioli on the side for dipping.
  • STEP 10.Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pat the shrimp dry before coating them in the blackened seasoning. This will help the seasoning adhere better to the shrimp.
  • Adjust the amount of cayenne pepper in the blackened seasoning according to your spice preference. Add more for a spicier flavor or reduce for a milder taste.
  • If you don't have a skillet, you can also grill the shrimp on a preheated grill for the same amount of time.
  • The roasted garlic aioli can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Serve the blackened shrimp with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice for an extra burst of flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover blackened shrimp can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • The roasted garlic aioli can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat the shrimp, place them in a preheated oven at 350掳F (175掳C) for about 5-7 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the blackened shrimp as an appetizer with toothpicks for easy serving, or as a main course with a side of rice or salad.
calories per serving
8 g Fat13 g Protein8 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

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  • Carbs
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  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp