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Easy Wood Fired Shrimp with Basil Butter

Juicy shrimp cooked in my pizza oven and tossed in homemade basil butter.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 391kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 lemon
  • fresh parsley for garnish


  • Defrost the shrimp if frozen, rinse and pat dry.
  • Transfer the shrimp to a bowl and add the garlic powder, salt, and black pepper, toss well.
  • In a food processor, blend the butter and basil until well combined.
  • Place a heavy cast iron skillet into your Forno Bravo oven and let it heat up until very hot.
  • Add some olive oil and the shrimp to the skillet and place back into the oven.
  • Cook for about 3 minutes mixing the shrimp around to cook evenly.
  • Add 3 good sized tbsp of the basil butter to the skillet and toss making sure the shrimp get well coated in the butter.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice if desired.


Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 346mg | Sodium: 1031mg | Potassium: 159mg | Vitamin A: 1025IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 2.8mg