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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

Ingredients

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

Directions

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

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup (calculated without rice or pasta) equals 163 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 284 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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