Quick 4-Ingredient Sizzling Mediterranean Shrimp Recipe Is Dinner Fast by 30Seconds Food

Quick 4-Ingredient Sizzling Mediterranean Shrimp Recipe Is Dinner Fast

The health benefits of eating a Mediterranean diet have been proven over and over again. A Mediterranean diet is built on the concept of eating lots of vegetables, beans, grains, fish and other seafood. Olive oil, lemon and fresh herbs are also a big part of the diet.

This easy Mediterranean shrimp recipe with lemon, olive oil and garlic is a simple and flavorful recipe to add to your menu rotation. The one-pan shrimp recipe can be served as a main dish with a healthy grain or vegetable, or as an appetizer.

Here is your short and sweet shopping list for this sizzling Mediterranean shrimp recipe: raw shrimp, olive oil, fresh garlic and a lemon. The ingredients quickly cook in a skillet on the stovetop. Fresh, fast and delicious.  

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Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 to 4


  • 1 pound raw shrimp, cleaned and deveined (tails can be on or off)
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon

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Recipe Notes

  • You can add fresh herbs to the recipe or 1/2 teaspoon dried Greek seasoning or Mediterranean seasoning.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds. 
  2. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring, until just cooked through. 
  3. Squeeze the juice from the lemon into the pan. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Serve with additional lemon slices, if desired 

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Elisa Schmitz
So delicious. What is it about shrimp that's so easy, fun and yum!!
I love the mediteranean flavors...
Kaushik Palicha
Very Informative.. Thanks for sharing

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