Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe is Easy and Heart-Healthy
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
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 3 Tbsp minced garlic
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 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.
Serving size: 4-5 medium sized shrimp
Saturated Fat: 0g
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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017
Editorial Review: Judy Capodanno, Health eCooking Editorial Director, Baldwin Publishing, Inc. Contact Editor
Dietary Review: Jane Schwartz, RD