4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Lemon Butter Shrimp

4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Lemon Butter Shrimp

Preparing a 4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Lemon Butter Shrimp is easy and delicious! This recipe requires minimal ingredients and is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Here’s a step-by-step guide:


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped (optional, for garnish)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and prepare a large sheet pan with parchment paper or lightly grease it to prevent sticking.
  • In a small bowl, combine the melted butter and the juice of half of the lemon. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well to make the lemon butter sauce.
  • Spread the peeled and deveined shrimp evenly on the prepared sheet pan.
  • Pour the lemon butter sauce over the shrimp, making sure they are coated evenly.

  • Cut the remaining half of the lemon into thin slices, and arrange the slices on the sheet pan among the shrimp.
  • Place the sheet pan in the preheated oven and bake for about 8-10 minutes, or until the shrimp are cooked through and opaque. The exact cooking time may vary depending on the size of the shrimp, so keep an eye on them to avoid overcooking.
  • Once the shrimp are done, remove the sheet pan from the oven. Sprinkle the chopped fresh parsley over the shrimp for added flavor and a pop of color (optional).
  • Serve the 4-Ingredient Sheet Pan Lemon Butter Shrimp immediately while it’s still hot. You can enjoy it as is or serve it over cooked rice or pasta for a complete meal.

Note: Feel free to customize this recipe with your favorite herbs and spices. You can add garlic powder, red pepper flakes, or other seasonings to the lemon butter sauce for extra flavor. Also, you can add some chopped vegetables like bell peppers or asparagus to the sheet pan to make it a one-pan meal.



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