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Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe - The easiest and most delicious way to prepare shrimp with lemon, butter and garlic. Serve as is, or serve the shrimp with pasta or rice for a complete meal!

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe - The easiest and most delicious way to prepare shrimp with lemon, butter and garlic. Serve as is, or serve the shrimp with pasta or rice for a complete meal!
Servings : 4
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 to 1-1/2 pounds shrimp , peeled and deveined
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/4- cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Instructions
 

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. DO NOT burn the garlic.
  • Add the shrimp and season with salt and pepper; cook until the shrimp turns pink, about 4 to 6 minutes.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine the lemon juice and parsley; mix until well combined.
  • Add the lemon juice mixture to the shrimp and bring to a boil; cook for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and taste for seasonings; adjust accordingly.
  • Serve as is, or serve with pasta or rice for a complete meal.

Nutrition

Calories: 109 kcal | Carbohydrates: 2 g | Protein: 0 g | Fat: 11 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Cholesterol: 33 mg | Sodium: 112 mg | Potassium: 27 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 0 g | Vitamin A: 350 IU | Vitamin C: 6.8 mg | Calcium: 9 mg | Iron: 0.1 mg | Net Carbs: 2 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer/Dinner