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Lemon Herb Shrimp

Lemon Herb Shrimp
Lemon Herb Shrimp always reminds me of my Granny, she would make something similar, and serve it over fresh spinach noodles in a garlic butter sauce. It was always one of my favorites! 

We cook Lemon Herb Shrimp a few different ways dependent on the season and our mood. They can be barbecued in a Stir Fry Basket for the grill (you can click on the affiliate link for examples, I do receive a small percent of what you purchase from Amazon but it doesn't effect the cost), or if we have time I will skewer them for easy portion control, because the kids always count who has how many shrimp in our house, and on especially busy nights, or when it's to cold to barbecue, we just toss them in a hot pan until the shrimp turn bright pink. No matter how you choose to cook the shrimp, the secret to tender shrimp is to cook them only until they turn bright pink. Avoid over cooking or they have a tendency to become tough, and rubbery.

This recipes great for an easy weeknight dinner, served as an appetizer, or main dish, you can't go wrong. 

In a large bowl or ziplock bag stir together Zest and Juice of 1 Lemon, 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1 tablespoon Chopped Fresh Dill, 1 tablespoon Fresh Thyme, 1 tablespoon Chopped Fresh Rosemary, 1 teaspoon Fresh Ground Black Pepper, 3/4 teaspoon Salt, and 2 cloves Minced Garlic.
Toss 2 pounds Shrimp to coat, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Skewer or cook over a hot barbecue in a Stir Fry Basket for the grill until shrimp turn bright pink on both sides about 3-5 minutes. Alternatively shrimp can be cooked in a hot pan until they turn bright pink.
Lemon Herb Shrimp are easy to make. A great appetizer or main course.
Serve shrimp with cocktail sauce for an easy appetizer, or along side Rice Pilaf With Orzo for an easy dinner.

If your house is like mine just make sure to divvy up the shrimp equally or the kids will let you know if they are shorted!

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Lemon Herb Shrimp

Recipe by Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch
Easy to make Lemon Herb Shrimp are great as an easy appetizer or main course! Easy to follow step by step instructions.
Prep time: PT30M
Cook time: PT8M
Total time: PT38M
Yield: 5 Servings
Calories per serving: 247 Per Serving
Fat per serving: 9 Per Serving
  • 2 pounds Shrimp, Peeled and Deveined
  • 1 whole Zest and Juice of Lemon
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoons Fresh Dill, Chopped
  • 1 tablespoons Fresh Thyme, Stem Removed
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Rosemary, Stem Removed
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cloves Garlic, Minced
Cooking Directions
  1. Toss all ingredients together and allow to marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Shrimp can be skewered or cooked in a Stir Fry Grill Basket over high heat just until shrimp turn pink being careful not to over cook. Alternatively shrimp can be cooked in a hot pan until shrimp are pink.
  3. Serve immediately.
Lemon Herb Shrimp are easy to make and perfect served as an appetizer or main course!


  1. It seems so press and tasty also.

  2. Those shrimp look absolutely delicious! Thanks for sharing, PINNED!

  3. Wow! Shrimp! Yummy! I like it! I will try doing this food! Thanks!



Hi! My name is Serena and welcome to my site! I'm a wife and mother to 3. A few of my favorite things are cooking, baking, dark chocolate, family game nights, and the ocean. My biggest dislike is lima beans, please don't ask for a recipe... My husband Colt regularly joins me in the kitchen and has become the primary photographer of our site. I hope you'll join us on our fun cooking adventure!

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