Lemon Garlic Shrimp

9 13 424
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 8 min 2
Lemon Garlic Shrimp
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4 tsp Extra virgin olive oil (divided - or coconut oil)
2 large pepper(s) Red bell pepper (diced)
454 gm Asparagus (trimmed and cut into 1 inch lengths)
2 tsp Lemon peel (zest) (freshly grated)
1/2 tsp Sea Salt (divided)
5 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
454 gm Shrimp, raw (raw, peeled and deveined (26-30) per pound))
2 tbsp Lemon juice
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh (chopped)


1. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a large non stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, asparagus, lemon zest and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until just beginning to soften, about 6 minutes. Transfer the vegetables to a bowl; cover to keep warm.

2. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil and garlic to the pan and cook, stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add shrimp and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from the heat.

3. Stir in lemon juice and parsley. Serve the shrimp and sauce over the vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 424
Calories from fat 123
Calories from saturated fat 19.5
Total Fat 13.7 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.3 g
Cholesterol 345 mg
Sodium 936 mg
Potassium 1297 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.5 g
Dietary Fiber 7.3 g
Sugars 11.7 g
Protein 53 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.1
Meat 2.5
Vegetables 5.3

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