15-minute Lemon Garlic Shirmp - requires only a few simple ingredients to create a delicious meal!

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Lemon Garlic Shrimp is ready in less than 15 minutes and only requires a few simple ingredients! Enjoy it as your meal or serve it over salad or rice!

15-minute Lemon Garlic Shirmp - requires only a few simple ingredients to create a delicious meal!

Meal planning is easy when you have a few favorite dishes to rotate throughout the month. Every week, we try to make at least one or two of our favorite repeat meals for dinner and then try something new during the other days of the week. A few days we eat leftovers or just grab something quick. Lemon Garlic Shrimp makes an appearance on our dinner menu often because requires little prep and is cooked in a short amount of time.

15-minute Lemon Garlic Shirmp - requires only a few simple ingredients to create a delicious meal!

Lemon garlic shrimp recipe

Two of our favorite ingredients to pair with seafood are lemon and garlic. We always have both readily available in our kitchen and the two simple ingredients create a meal that is simple yet flavorful. You won’t even believe how quickly this meal comes together in a skillet. We often eat this dish as our entire meal or serve it over a big green salad.

The entire recipe only requires five ingredients plus salt and pepper. It takes less than 5 minutes of prep time and only 5 minutes of cooking time. Quick, easy and delicious!

Lemon shrimp ingredients

  • Jumbo shrimp
  • Lemon
  • Garlic
  • Parsley
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

15-minute shrimp recipe tips

  • Always use fresh ingredients! Use freshly minced garlic, lemon and parsley.
  • If using frozen shrimp, thaw the shrimp before cooking.
  • Cook just until the shrimp are pink and cooked through. Do not overcook or the shrimp will be chewy.
  • Serve with your other favorite quick side dishes or over pasta or rice.

15-minute Lemon Garlic Shirmp - requires only a few simple ingredients to create a delicious meal!

With ingredients that are good for you and that you probably already have in your house, this lemon garlic shrimp made on the stove is one that we make often. The recipe is easy and versatile. It pairs well with rice, veggies and even a fresh green salad. It’s the perfect last minute dinner recipe. Try this recipe and you will have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes!

What to eat with lemon shrimp

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Yield: 3 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
 
Lemon Garlic Shrimp is ready in less than 15 minutes and only requires a few simple ingredients! Enjoy it as your meal or serve it over salad or rice!
15-minute Lemon Garlic Shirmp - requires only a few simple ingredients to create a delicious meal!
5 from 4 votes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice from one medium lemon
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, add the shrimp, salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil and garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add shrimp to the pan in a single layer. Cook, undisturbed for about 2 minutes. Turn the shrimp over, add the lemon juice and cook until the shrimp is cooked throughout, about 1 to 2 additional minutes. Add the parsley, stir to combine well. Serve immediately.

Notes

  • If using frozen shrimp, thaw the shrimp before cooking.
  • Serve as a meal or over salad or rice. 

Nutrition Information

Calories: 204, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 381mg, Sodium: 1372mg, Potassium: 163mg, Carbohydrates: 3g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 31g, Vitamin A: 335%, Vitamin C: 16.9%, Calcium: 234%, Iron: 3.5%

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon garlic shrimp, lemon shrimp
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