Pan-Seared Shrimp Recipe
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Pan-Seared Shrimp Recipe

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Garlic, parsley and wine punch up the buttery flavor of this simple shrimp recipe and give it a decadent and special feel. Party-pretty and perfect for drop-in dinner guests! Patricia Zartman - York, PA
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup shrimp with 1/2 cup rice equals 262 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 238 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch 1 fat.


  1. In a large skillet, saute shrimp and garlic in oil for 3 minutes. Add wine and seasoning; cook and stir 3-5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with rice; sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pan-Seared Shrimp in Healthy Cooking June/July 2009, p59

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2011

"Awesome recipe! I've made this recipe numerous times and it is always a hit!"

Reviewed Jan. 2, 2011

"Made as is. Not great but edible."

Reviewed Jun. 27, 2010

"This recipe has such big flavor! I wasn't sure what to expect before making it, but after taking a bite, my first thought was that it is a restaurant-quality shrimp recipe for sure. Love that it is healthy, nutritious, and extremely flavorful."

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