Lemon Garlic Shrimp Delight
If you’re looking for a quick and flavorful seafood dish that will transport your taste buds straight to the coast, this Lemon Garlic Shrimp Delight is the answer. Bursting with zesty lemon and savory garlic, every bite is a delightful journey to seafood heaven.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
- In a bowl, combine the shrimp, minced garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper. Toss to coat the shrimp evenly and let it marinate for 15-30 minutes.
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the marinated shrimp to the skillet in a single layer. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until the shrimp turn pink and opaque.
- Remove the skillet from the heat and garnish the shrimp with fresh parsley.
- Serve your Lemon Garlic Shrimp Delight hot, either as an appetizer or over a bed of cooked pasta or rice for a complete meal.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
This Lemon Garlic Shrimp Delight recipe is a true delight for seafood lovers. The combination of zesty lemon, fragrant garlic, and perfectly cooked shrimp makes it a go-to dish for any occasion. Whether you serve it as an appetizer or a main course, it’s bound to impress.
Nutrition: Calories: 198 | Total Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 239mg | Sodium: 555mg | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Protein: 25g
Picture yourself enjoying the sunsets by the shore with each delicious bite of this Lemon Garlic Shrimp Delight. It’s a dish that captures the essence of coastal dining and brings it right to your dinner table. The tangy lemon and robust garlic perfectly complement the tender shrimp, creating a flavor explosion that’s simply irresistible.
Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or craving a quick weeknight meal, this recipe is a winner. The marinade infuses the shrimp with a medley of flavors, and a quick sauté is all it takes to achieve that beautiful pink hue. Garnish with fresh parsley for a burst of color and freshness.
Serve it as an appetizer with a side of crusty bread for dipping into the flavorful juices, or make it a complete meal by serving over a bed of cooked pasta or rice. The options are endless, but one thing’s for sure – this Lemon Garlic Shrimp Delight will leave your taste buds dancing with delight.
So, the next time you’re in the mood for a taste of the seaside, whip up a batch of Lemon Garlic Shrimp Delight. It’s a simple yet elegant dish that will transport you to coastal paradise, one bite at a time.