Quick Sizzling Mediterranean Shrimp Recipe With Lemon & Garlic by 30Seconds Food

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Quick Sizzling Mediterranean Shrimp Recipe With Lemon & Garlic

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 vegetablesbeans, 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

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

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 

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

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
So delicious. What is it about shrimp that's so easy, fun and yum!!
I love the mediteranean flavors...

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