Lemon-Garlic Jumbo Shrimp

shrimp and quinoa

It doesn’t get much easier than this! This versatile main course goes from refrigerator to dinner table in less than 15 minutes. The classic flavors of this dish go with just about any side dish you choose. In addition to the serving suggestions noted here, it also makes a delicious low-carb entree when paired with steamed vegetables or a green side salad.

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Lemon-Garlic Jumbo Shrimp
shrimp
Course Main Dish
Keyword garlic, lemon, shrimp
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 6-7 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
  • 1 LB Jumbo Shrimp Peeled, de-tailed, and de-veined
  • 3 Tbs Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tbs Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 Lg Lemon Zest and juice
  • 1 Tbs Ground Cumin
Course Main Dish
Keyword garlic, lemon, shrimp
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 6-7 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
  • 1 LB Jumbo Shrimp Peeled, de-tailed, and de-veined
  • 3 Tbs Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tbs Garlic Finely minced
  • 1 Lg Lemon Zest and juice
  • 1 Tbs Ground Cumin
shrimp
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add shrimp to skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until shrimp starts to turn pink.
  3. Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and ground cumin to the skillet and stir to combine thoroughly. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and remove from heat.
  4. Spoon shrimp mixture over a bed of cooked quinoa, brown rice, or your favorite gluten-free pasta. Drizzle some pan juices over each serving and garnish with fresh chopped parsley, if desired. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Optional:
Salt and pepper, to taste
Fresh parsley leaves, chopped

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