Roasted Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Aug. 17, 2012

Nothing brings out the flavour of shrimp like roasting them in garlic and lemon! Give these shrimp a try over pasta or rice, add them to your favourite sauce recipe, or serve them as is for an appetizer!


Olive oil 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Lemon 1 , zested and cut into slices
Fresh thyme 1/8 Bunch (12.5 gm) (3
Sea salt/Kosher salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Cracked black pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Butter 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
Shrimp 1 Pound (medium sized, tails off)
Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm) , mince



1. Preheat oven to 400 degree F.


2. In a ceramic baking dish, throw in the lemon zest and thyme sprigs.

3. Pour olive oil and sprinkle salt and pepper. Stir and place the dish in oven for about 8 minutes.

4. Take the dish out of oven, and add minced garlic, lemon slices and shrimp in it. Add butter if desired. Mix them together.

5. Return the dish to the oven and cook for another 8 minutes until shrimps are cooked. Stir once.


6. Serve lemon garlic shrimp over rice, pasta or couscous.


You can also use glass baking dish to prepare shrimp.

You may add more grilled vegetables to your shrimp.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 699Calories from Fat 463

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g80%

Saturated Fat 13 g65%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 533 mg22.21%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%


Protein 48 g96%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet