Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe

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Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe
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Lemon garlic shrimp - #shrimp #recipe #eatwell101 - The most easy and flavor-packed shrimp! Ready in under 15 minutes, lemon garlic shrimp is quick, healthy meal that can be served over almost anything!

Lemon Garlic Shrimp recipe – The most perfect shrimp recipe covered with lemon, garlic, and spices that’s ready on the table in 15 minutes. This lemon garlic shrimp skillet is packed with flavor, easy to put together, and great as an appetizer, with pasta, veggie noodles, or cauliflower rice. Also, this healthy shrimp recipe is low in carbs, high in protein, dairy-free, sugar-free, gluten-free, and keto-friendly. Enjoy!

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Ingredients list for the Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe

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Healthy Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Serve these delicious juicy lemon garlic shrimp with some noodles or zoodles, cauliflower rice, or veggies. Perfectly tender and juicy shrimp with each bite and loaded with flavor.

How to make lemon garlic shrimp?

These simple pan-fried shrimp are tossed in oil, lemon, garlic, and spice seasoning, then thrown in a skillet and pan-fried for 5 minutes for a quick 15 minutes meal. You can’t go wrong with this easy shrimp recipe and it will be one of your all-time favorite and go-to recipe. 

How long to cook shrimp?

Shrimp cooking time depends on the size of the shrimp. Usually 1 or 2 minutes per side. To avoid overcooking shrimp, remove them from the heat right when the shrimp meat is the same pink color pink all around and there’s no grey left. Cooked shrimp will be in a loose C shape while overcooked shrimp tend to form a tighter C or an O.

Why you’ll love this shrimp recipe

  • Easy: It really can’t get any more effortless to prepare a delicious shrimp dinner.
  • Delicious: This lemon garlic shrimp recipe is loaded with flavor. Tender and juicy shrimps with each bite!
  • Healthy: Low in fat and carbs and high in protein, this healthy shrimp recipe is made with a handful of simple ingredients you certainly already have in your pantry.

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1. To make the lemon garlic shrimp: In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons oil with 1 tablespoon lemon juice, salt, pepper, minced garlic, garlic powder, cumin, onion powder, paprika. Add in shrimp and toss to coat well. Let sit for 5 minutes.

2. Heat up a skillet on medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil and add the seasoned shrimp and make sure to spread on a single layer. Cook for one minute on one side, then flip shrimp on the other side. Add remaining lemon juice to deglaze and continue to cook for 2 minutes, stirring regularly or until the shrimp is fully cooked.

3. Add the fresh chopped parsley and stir to combine well. Serve the lemon garlic shrimp immediately with lemon wedges. Enjoy! ❤️ 

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Tips for the lemon garlic shrimp recipe

  • For the best result, use medium-sized shrimp, as larger shrimp tend to be rubbery in texture if they cook too long. Peel off the shell, you can leave the tail on just like we did in the pictures (it’s great for presentation) or remove it if you like.

What to serve with lemon garlic shrimp?

This quick shrimp recipe is best served with garlic noodles. For a wholesome meal and easy weeknight dinner, we also recommend serving with zucchini noodles, cauliflower rice, or a crisp salad on the side.

How to store the shrimp leftovers?

You can keep the lemon garlic shrimp leftovers in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat on a skillet or microwave with a few drops of water to loosen the sauce.

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