Tender Garlic Shrimp
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- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 lemon, juiced and zested
- Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add minced garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
- Add shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and opaque.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Squeeze lemon juice over the shrimp and sprinkle with lemon zest and fresh parsley.
- Remove from heat and serve immediately.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These tender garlic shrimp are a quick and flavorful dish that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner or entertaining guests. The garlic-infused olive oil adds a rich and aromatic flavor to the succulent shrimp, while the lemon juice and zest provide a refreshing citrusy kick. Serve these shrimp over a bed of pasta or with crusty bread to soak up every bit of the delicious sauce.
Nutrition: Calories: 180 | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 230mg | Sodium: 708mg | Potassium: 185mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 19.3mg | Calcium: 174mg | Iron: 2.6mg
Make these tender garlic shrimp for a memorable meal that’s both delicious and easy to prepare. Your family and guests will love the irresistible combination of garlic, lemon, and perfectly cooked shrimp. Enjoy!