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Baked cheesy shrimp

Cheesy Baked Tiger Shrimp Recipe

Cheesy baked tiger shrimp are the best make ahead appetizer! Plump, juicy shrimp are topped with cheese and baked to melty perfection. 
Course Appetizer, seafood
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 247kcal



  • Prepare all ingredients for the recipe. Wash shrimps under cold water and wipe dry using a paper towel.
    ingredients for the baked cheesy shrimp
  • Butterfly the shrimp and place them on a baking sheet.
    Butterflied shrimp on a baking sheet
  • Apply a thin layer of mayonnaise on the inside of the shrimp, season with garlic salt and top off with cheese.
    butterflied shrimp with cheese on top
  • Bake the shrimp at 400 °F for about 12 minutes and check up at the 10 minute mark. Once they turn pink, it's a sign that they're ready. Serve immediately.
    baked shrimp with cheese o a baking sheet


Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 5683mg | Potassium: 189mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 0.5mg