Lemon Garlic Shrimp
If you are hunting for a dinner protein that looks impressive, but is actually super easy to make, hunt no further than my Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp!
This is a light and easy main meal that is also super flavorful and pairs well with side dishes and desserts. With plump and juicy shrimp, you get lots of different fresh flavors in one pan!
As shrimp recipes go, this one will take you only minutes to put together, so it’s the perfect last minute recipe when you need to get something delicious on the table.
Always keto, paleo, gluten free, and nut free, this is also a great recipe for lots of different dietary needs and challenges. The lemon, garlic and butter make the shrimp extremely flavorful while not being heavy, so you don’t have to worry about overwhelming someone who has trouble with red meat or large amounts of food.
Serve this Lemon Butter Garlic Shrimp with some pasta (regular or gluten free) or just eat it by itself. It’s delicious either way!
Shrimp Scampi Recipe
1 lb large frozen pre-cooked shrimp
3 Tbsp minced garlic in oil
3 Tbsp butter, cubed
3 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1/2 Tbsp dried parsley flakes
Salt and pepper
Place your shrimp in a strainer and run it under cold running water for 3 minutes.
In a large skillet, pour in your oil and add the red pepper flakes. Heat for a couple minutes, until the oil is shimmery, but not smoking.
Add the shrimp to your pan along with your garlic, butter, and lemon juice.
Cook the shrimp until they are golden brown (around 4 to 5 minutes). Cooking times will vary if you choose to use uncooked shrimp instead of frozen, so please keep that in mind while cooking.
Mix in your parsley flakes, a sprinkle of salt and pepper (to taste). Serve your shrimp over linguine or eat them just the way they are!
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 285Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 262mgSodium: 1221mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 26g
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
This calculation is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a doctor or dietician. This calculator is a guide, but makes no guarantee of being exact or fully accurate.