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lemon herb garlic shrimp in a skillet.

Lemon Herb Garlic Butter Shrimp

Katerina | Diethood
Plump and juicy shrimp packed with incredible flavors and ready in just 10 minutes! 
Servings : 4 serves
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 to 2 pounds fresh jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail left ON
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs

Instructions
 

  • Using paper towels, pat dry shrimp, thoroughly; set aside.
  • Set a large skillet over medium high heat and melt 3 tablespoons butter.
  • Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add shrimp; season with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  • Cook shrimp for 2 minutes per side.
  • Add remaining butter, lemon juice, and fresh herbs; stir and cook for 1 more minute, or until butter is melted and shrimp is completely pink and opaque.
  • Remove from heat; taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  • Serve.

Notes

  • WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 5
 
  • NET CARBS: 2 grams
 
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container and keep in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 306 kcal | Carbohydrates: 3 g | Protein: 37 g | Fat: 16 g | Saturated Fat: 8 g | Cholesterol: 459 mg | Sodium: 1714 mg | Potassium: 200 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 595 IU | Vitamin C: 11.2 mg | Calcium: 270 mg | Iron: 4.3 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: Appetizers, Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: easy shrimp recipe, keto dinner idea, lemon herb garlic butter shrimp, low carb seafood recipes, shrimp dinner recipe