Easy Garlic and Lemon Shrimp Recipe | Yummly

Easy Garlic and Lemon Shrimp

Wilma Abrahamzen: "Was delish! Would definitely make it again!" Read More
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  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp (thawed if frozen, I used 21-25 per pound size, which was good for this recipe. Buy pre-peeled shrimp or peel them when they have thawed.)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic (finely)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (fresh-squeezed)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest (or a little less if you're not that fond of lemon zest)
  • sea salt (to taste, I did not use much salt)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium16% DV380mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs1% DV3g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories210Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat3g15%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate3g1%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Wilma Abrahamzen 2 months ago
    Was delish! Would definitely make it again!
    Donna Shannon 4 months ago
    This was good but had no flavor. I followed the recipe exactly as it called figuring it would be full of flavor garlic, lemon but no only a hint of garlic I served it with a baked potato and garlic bread also some cocktail sauce...... Needs more flavor.
    Peg G. a year ago
    good enough to make again, I added some bacon and broccoli the family loved it
    Easy and simple. Not follow all the rules but its come out pretty nice 😻
    Aly N. 2 years ago
    Too much lemon. Needs more garlic
    sky 2 years ago
    I personally didn’t like it
    craig c. 2 years ago
    Very good basic recipe. Added 1 cup chardonnay to the melted butter and olive oil and reduced it before adding the shrimp. Served over fettucine with freshly grated parmesan and fresh chopped basil. Accompanied with warm french bread.
    gibbons 2 years ago
    It's shrimp, with garlic. Just don't over cook it.
    Karen P. 3 years ago
    The shrimp was delicious. Easy recipe to prepare.
    Pam 3 years ago
    This turned out delicious! Served the shrimp over rice made in garlic and chicken stock, and made extra sauce so there was enough to drizzle over veggies served on the side. Definitely will make this again!
    La-Tanya Alexander 3 years ago
    Amazing. My family is a huge fan of this dish we make it at least once per month
    Vrindha Ravindran 3 years ago
    A little sour but still good
    Dobba Wagoner 3 years ago
    Simply delicious! Buttery tasting and just the right amount of garlic.
    Hi Gina 3 years ago
    Great my family loved it will make again very easy to make on a busy weeknight
    Tony Moeljosantoso 3 years ago
    Too acidic.. its better if you add some sugar
    Aja Kogan 3 years ago
    Making the shrimp was easy and fun! I served it on top of orzo and added tarragon to the shrimp.
    This was very easy and quick. I put the shrimp on a salad and it was really tasty. My husband really liked it too. I can see this being made many more times!
    Yaritza Ruiz 4 years ago
    Loved it! Great and easy recipe. Definitely making it again! I didnt use the lemon zest and still came out very Yummly! 😄🖒🖒🖒
    Barbara R. 4 years ago
    Made this shrimp for dinner. Love this recipe it is fast and easy to make. Also very tasty? Recipe is a keeper.
    Kara Savoian 4 years ago
    These were so delicious!! Everyone loved them! Made exactly as described. So easy and such a great alternative to a typical shrimp scampi. I did the butter/olive oil combo and it was yummy.
    Alma B. 4 years ago
    Awesome Shrimps! I followed the recipe and it was delicious ! Will make it again! Definitely recommend it!
    Jan Z. 4 years ago
    Great recipe! It's quick and easy. Also delicious. I served the shrimp with a kale and cabbage salad. They were perfect together. There were leftovers. I ate them the next day and in my opinion the shrimp was better..
    Stefanie Regina 4 years ago
    Delicious, light, and flavorful! I served over mashed potatoes and asparagus. The bigger the shrimp the better. Try to find jumbo or colossal shrimp for this recipe. I also reduced white wine after butter was melted and garlic was sautéing. Created a delicious lemony wine sauce that is delicious over pasta, mashed potatoes, or veggies.
    jennifer k. 4 years ago
    Awesome! And so quick! Serve over Linguini (or if watching carbs) spiralized veggies! Leftover shrimp is also wonderful on a bed of greens with your favorite dressing!!