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Easy and Healthy Lemon Garlic Shrimp

This Easy and Healthy Lemon Garlic Shrimp is such a great recipe to have on hand. It is so flavorful and comes together quickly.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 120kcal
Author Sara


  • 1 lb Shrimp raw, peeled & deveined
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 3 Tbls Lemon Juice
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Tbls Ghee
  • 1 Tbls Fresh Parsley chopped


  • Lay the shrimp out on a cutting board and use a paper towel to dry both sides of the shrimp
    Season with salt, pepper and paprika
  • Heat the ghee in a skillet over medium/high heat
    Once the ghee is melted, add in the shrimp. Cook for 3 minutes on the first side and flip
    Once flipped, add in the galric and cook another 2 minutes then remove from heat (when cooked, shrimp will curl into a 'c' shape and turn a opaque pink color)
  • Toss cooked shrimp with the lemon zest and lemon juice
    Top with fresh parsley and enjoy!


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Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 933mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 267IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg