Lemon Garlic Jumbo Shrimp

Lemon Garlic Jumbo Shrimp 5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Points

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This lemon garlic shrimp recipe is a quick meal that takes less than 30 minutes to make. 

It doesn’t get much easier than this! This versatile main course goes from refrigerator to dinner table in less than 15 minutes.

The classic flavors of this dish go with just about any side dish you choose.

A nice green salad, quinoa, roasted veggies or even rice pilaf.

In addition to the serving suggestions noted here, it also makes a delicious low carb entrée when paired with steamed vegetables or a green side salad.

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Weight Watchers Lemon Garlic Shrimp

You can usually buy ready-to-cook shrimp that is already peeled and deveined with the tail removed at the grocery store.

Check the freezer section or if your store has a seafood counter check with them for the freshest shrimp.


Lemon Garlic Shrimp Ingredients {5 Weight Watchers Freestyle Points}

2 T. unsalted butter
3/4 T. garlic, finely minced
1 lb. Jumbo shrimp (10/15 ct.), peeled, deveined, and tail removed
1 large organic lemon, zest and juice
1 T. ground cumin

Salt and pepper, to taste
, Fresh parsley leaves, chopped

Lemon Garlic Jumbo Shrimp Directions

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add shrimp to skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until shrimp starts to turn pink.

Add lemon zest, lemon juice, and ground cumin to the skillet and stir to combine thoroughly. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and remove from heat.

Spoon shrimp mixture over a bed of cooked quinoa, brown rice, or butternut squash noodles. Drizzle some pan juices over each serving and garnish with fresh chopped parsley, if desired.

Serve immediately and enjoy!


Consider serving one of these delightful side dishes:

Roasted Red Beets & Brussel Sprouts

Super Easy Crisp & Crunchy Broccoli Slaw

Instant Pot Wild Rice Pilaf

If you want to mix things up a bit and have something instead of shrimp, try one of these popular recipes:

Cashew Pork Stir Fry

Crab Sliders

Bacon, Goat Cheese & Basil Stuffed Chicken

Bacon & Tomato Mac & Cheese



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