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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!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 204kcal
Author Ashley C.


  • 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


  • In a large bowl, add the shrimp, salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
  • 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. 


Serving: 0g | Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 381mg | Sodium: 1372mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 16.9mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 3.5mg