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Garlic Lemon Shrimp Recipe

Garlic Lemon Shrimp Recipe

You'll be amazed that you can make this simple, elegant pasta in mere minutes. Serve with crusty bread to soak up all of the garlic lemon sauce. -Athena M. Russell, Florence, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (26-30 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • Hot cooked pasta or rice


  • 1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute shrimp 3 minutes. Add garlic, lemon juice, cumin and salt; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink. Stir in parsley. Serve with pasta. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 163 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 284mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

Reviews for Garlic Lemon Shrimp

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browns19fan User ID: 919833 255527
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2016

"Is my version of this recipe missing an ingredient? There was no sauce at all, which made for very dry pasta. I was thinking of doubling the cumin and adding some fresh salsa to coat the pasta."

nhbabe User ID: 7379296 255302
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2016

"Easy and tasty! We enjoyed this recipe. Next time I will use less cumin and double the sauce. Will definitely make this again and again!"

jstowellsupermom User ID: 7101358 254986
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2016

"Great recipe!!! This came together so quick and the whole family loved it!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.