For all the shrimp lovers! If you try this recipe, we assure that you will make it time and time again. We love to serve this with crusty bread for dipping.

Sizzling Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Sizzling Lemon Garlic Shrimp

4.25 from 8 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Spanish
Servings 4
Calories 405 kcal


  • 1 pound raw shrimp, shells removed and deveined
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 leek, sliced thin (white only)
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • salt, to taste


  • Sauté leeks in olive oil/butter mixture and a pinch of salt until soft. Add garlic, sauté for 1 minute more.
  • Add shrimp and cook until pink. Remove from heat. Squeeze on lemon juice from half a lemon. Salt, to taste.
  • Serve immediately. Drizzle remaining juices from pan on each plateful of shrimp. Serve with lemon wedges and crusty bread (to sop up the oil).


Calories: 405kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 24gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 293mgSodium: 912mgPotassium: 187mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 465IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 194mgIron: 3mg
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About the Author: Bill Bradley, R.D.
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  1. George Leadbeater January 14, 2022 at 1:37 pm - Reply

    tried this, added a small chopped birdseye chilli for a bit of heat , was great with a lump of sourdough bread

    • Bill Bradley, R.D. January 15, 2022 at 11:09 am - Reply

      Love the add ons!

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