This delicious shrimp & broccoli bake is yummy and comes together in less than 30 minutes! It’s the perfect last-minute dinner recipe for a busy night!

If you read this blog regularly, you already know that I am a little obsessed with “cheater” freezer cooking. Not only are these simple meals quick & easy to throw together, they save us a ton of money on groceries (and especially on eating out.)  Better yet, they make our sometimes hectic weekdays SO much simpler!

Even so, every now and then it’s fun to throw in something a little new and different into the mix. Thus, so while this yummy–and super simple–Shrimp and Broccoli bake is not a TRUE freezer recipe, it does call for frozen shrimp, which is usually more economical than fresh. The rest of this recipe comes together so quickly and with just a few ingredients.

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Simple Shrimp & Broccoli Bake

Assemble your ingredients, shrimp, broccoli, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper, butter, panko and lemon

Here is what you need:

1 bag frozen peeled and divined medium shrimp, defrosted
2 12.6 oz. bags frozen broccoli
2 -3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 cup butter
1 cup seasoned  panko
1 lemon

Chop garlic and parsley

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees; chop garlic and parsley and set aside.

Zest lemon and juice then set aside

Step 2: Zest lemon then juice and set aside.

Saute butter, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper, lemon zest and juice in pan

Step 3: Melt 1/4 cup butter, then add garlic, parsley, salt and pepper and lemon zest and juice and saute for about 3 minutes.

Place cooked broccoli in bowl

Step 4: Par-cook broccoli in microwave and set aside.

Combine butter and panko bread crumbs in pan

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Step 5: Melt rest of butter then add panko and mix well and lightly toast for a few minutes.

Combine shrimp, broccoli and garlic mixture in dish

Step 6: Then place shrimp in 9 x 13 glass pan, add melted butter & garlic mixture. Mix well to coat all shrimp. Then place broccoli florets over shrimp. Add lightly toasted panko over top, cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes. Then take cover off and bake for 5-7 more minutes until panko is golden brown.

Serve finished shrimp and broccoli bake on plate with rice and a glass of wine

Step 7: Spoon onto plate and serve with a side of rice.

 

Simple Shrimp and Broccoli Bake

This shrimp dinner comes together in one pan for an amazing restaurant quality meal.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Simple Shrimp and Broccoli Bake
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 bag frozen peeled and divined medium shrimp defrosted
  • large bag frozen broccoli
  • 2 -3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • red pepper flakes
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees;Chop garlic and parsley and set aside.
  2. Zest lemon then juice and set aside.
  3. Melt 1/4 cup butter, then add garlic, parsley, salt and pepper and lemon zest and juice and saute for about 3 minutes.
  4. Par-cook broccoli in microwave and set aside.
  5. Melt rest of butter then add panko and mix well and lightly toast for a few minutes.
  6. Then place shrimp in 9 x 13 glass pan, add melted butter & garlic mixture. Mix well to coat all shrimp. Then place broccoli florets over shrimp. Add lightly toasted panko over top, cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes. Then take cover off and bake for 5-7 more minutes until panko is golden brown.
  7. Spoon onto plate and serve with a side of rice.

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Ruth Soukup
Ruth Soukup is dedicated to helping people everywhere create a life they love by follwing their dreams and achieving their biggest goals. She is the host of the wildly popular Do It Scared podcast, as well as the founder of Living Well Spending Less® and Elite Blog Academy®. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of six books, including Do It Scared®: Finding the Courage to Face Your Fears, Overcome Obstacles, and Create a Life You Love, which was the inspiration for this book. She lives in Florida with her husband Chuck, and 2 daughters Maggie & Annie.
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