lemon garlic shrimp
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Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe is Easy and Heart-Healthy

By on 04/18/2018

This easy recipe for lemon garlic shrimp takes little prep time. The flavorful lemon marinade can be made in minutes. Quick and delicious, this simple dish will become a weeknight favorite.


  • 1 1/4 lbs shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Tbsp olive oil
  • Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • Tbsp minced fresh parsley
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Fill a large saucepan three-quarters full with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Add shrimp and cook for 40 seconds. Drain shrimp in a colander.
  • In a small skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper. Toss with shrimp in a large bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 2 hours, or until ready to serve.

Nutrition Info

Serving size: 4-5 medium sized shrimp
Serves 12

Calories: 57
Fat: 2g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 91mg
Sodium: 105mg
Carbohydrates: 0g
Fiber: 0g
Protein: 10g

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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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