garlic baked shrimp


This easy and delicious shrimp recipe is similar to a shrimp scampi recipe, but baked, and with less butter and more breading. This dish doesn’t require a lot of ingredients or prep, and works well when you need to get dinner on the table fast.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 226 kcal


  • 1 lb fresh raw shrimp (deveined, peeled and tails removed)
  • 2 tbsp light butter (melted)
  • Juice from ½ a lemon
  • 2 tbsp parsley (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup corn flakes cereal (crushed)
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, combine shrimp, lemon juice, garlic, paprika and salt & pepper. Pour into a small baking dish.
  3. In another bowl, combine cornflakes, butter, Parmesan cheese, lemon zest and parsley until it reaches a course, mealy consistency – just enough to evenly blend the ingredients.
  4. Sprinkle cornflakes mixture over shrimp. Transfer to oven and bake until shrimp are pink and cooked through, about 10-12 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 1 cup

Each serving = 3 Points*

*based only on ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value 

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226 Calories from Fat 70
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4.3g 22%
Cholesterol 264mg 88%
Sodium 500mg 21%
Potassium 253mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 10.8g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%
Sugars 2.1g
Protein 31.3g 63%
Calcium 18%
Iron 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.