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Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Our 20-minute lemon garlic shrimp recipe calls for simple ingredients and cooking techniques for an ultimate delicious yet easy weeknight meal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: garlic shrimp, garlic shrimp recipe, how to make lemon garlic shrimp, lemon garlic shrimp, lemon garlic shrimp recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 503kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 14 oz peeled, deveined shrimp equals to 28 oz raw shrimp
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp traditional Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander chopped
  • 1/2 tsp pepper flake
  • 3 1/2 cups cooked medium-grain rice
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • Marinate 14 oz shrimp with 1 tbsp flour, 1/2 tsp salt ,1 tsp paprika, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 tsp cayenne, and 1/2 tsp mustard for 5 minutes.
    Step 1: Marinate the shrimp.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 1/2 tbsp butter, and 4 tbsp garlic. Sauté the garlic until golden brown and fragrant, about 1 minute.
    Step 2: Sauté the garlic.
  • Add in the seasoned shrimp and cook while stirring for another 6 minutes.
    Step 3: Sauté the shrimp with the garlic.
  • Take off the heat. Garnish with 2 tbsp coriander and 1/2 tsp pepper flake.
    Step 4: Garnish with the fresh herbs.
  • Serve over warm rice.
    Step 5: Serve over rice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 503kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 331mg | Sodium: 549mg | Potassium: 628mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 439IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 4mg