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lemon garlic shrimp

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

It doesn’t get much easier than this! This versatile main course goes from refrigerator to dinner table in less than 15 minutes.
5 from 1 vote
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Seafood
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 7 mins
Total Time: 12 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 198kcal
Author: Laura


  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 lb Jumbo shrimp 10/15 ct., peeled, deveined, and tail removed
  • 1 large lemon zest and juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Fresh parsley leaves chopped


  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add shrimp to skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until shrimp starts to turn pink.
  • Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and ground cumin to the skillet and stir to combine thoroughly. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and remove from heat.
  • Serve shrimp on their own, over cauliflower rice, or alongside a salad or veggies. Drizzle some pan juices over each serving and garnish with fresh chopped parsley, if desired. Serve immediately.


Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 308mg | Sodium: 883mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 262IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 3mg

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