Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Lemon Garlic Shrimp is ready in less than 15 minutes and only requires a few simple ingredients! Enjoy it as your meal or serve it over salad or rice!

Yield: 3 servings | Prep Time: 5 mins |Cook Time: 5 mins | Total Time: 10 mins

Lemon Garlic Shrimp


  • 1 pound peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice from one medium lemon
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a large bowl, add the shrimp, salt and pepper. Toss to coat.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil and garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add shrimp to the pan in a single layer. Cook, undisturbed for about 2 minutes. Turn the shrimp over, add the lemon juice and cook until the shrimp is cooked throughout, about 1 to 2 additional minutes. Add the parsley, stir to combine well. Serve immediately.


  • If using frozen shrimp, thaw the shrimp before cooking.
  • Serve as a meal or over salad or rice. 

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