Healthy Recipes:Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

October 8, 2010

Marinating precooked shrimp in garlic- and lemon-infused oil is a simple yet elegant appetizer.
12 servings

Total Time: 10 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.

Recipe Ingredients:

  1. 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  2. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  3. 1/4 cup lemon juice
  4. 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  5. 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  6. 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  7. 1 1/4 pounds cooked shrimp

Recipe Steps:

  1. Place garlic and oil in a small skillet and cook over medium heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper. Toss with shrimp in a large bowl. Chill until ready to serve.

Recipe Nutrition:

Per serving: 73 calories; 3 g fat (0 g saturated fat, 2 g mono unsaturated fat); 92 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 0 g fiber; 154 mg sodium; 108 mg potassium

© 2009 Photo: Ken Burris

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