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lemon herb garlic shrimp in a skillet.

Lemon Herb Garlic Butter Shrimp

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WW Freestyle: 5
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Plump and juicy shrimp packed with incredible flavors and ready in just 10 minutes! 
Course: Appetizers, Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 306


  • 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


  • 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.


  • NET CARBS: 2 grams
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container and keep in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Herb Garlic Butter Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 306 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 459mg153%
Sodium 1714mg71%
Potassium 200mg6%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 595IU12%
Vitamin C 11.2mg14%
Calcium 270mg27%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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