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


  • 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


  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.


  • 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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