Recipe Details

Broiled Shrimp with Garlic

Number of Servings: 12

Serving Size: 2 1/2 oz

You can prepare this fast appetizer as guests are walking in, or serve it as a main course over rice. Make sure you buy 2 pounds of unshelled shrimp!

Name: Amount:
lb large shrimp, unshelled 2
olive oil 0.33 cup
lemon juice 1 Tbsp
chopped scallions 0.25 cup
chopped garlic 1 Tbsp
fresh ground pepper 2 tsp
lemon, sliced 1 large
chopped fresh parsley 4 Tbsp

Set the oven to broil. Shell uncooked shrimp, but do not remove the tails. With a small knife, split the shrimp down the back and remove the vein. Wash the shrimp with cool water and pat


In a medium skillet, over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the lemon juice, scallions, garlic, and fresh pepper. Heat the mixture for 3 minutes. Set aside.


Arrange the shrimp in a baking dish and pour the olive oil mixture over the shrimp. Broil the shrimp 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 2 minutes per side just until the shrimp turns bright pink.


Transfer the shrimp to a platter and garnish with lemon slices and parsley. Pour the juices from the pan over the shrimp.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 115
Calories from Fat 60
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 120mg
Sodium 139mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 1g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 2 Lean Meat