Roasted Garlic Shrimp

Garlicky Roasted Shrimp with Cilantro, Lime and Lemon

Roasted shrimp in a garlicky sauce with cilantro, lime and lemon cooks in just 10 minutes. Spoon the extra sauce over rice or pasta and add a few veges for a high-protein, low calorie meal.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 167kcal
Author Marjory Pilley


  • 1 pound medium shrimp peel, deveined and tail removed
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons total lemon and/or lime juice
  • 2-3 garlic cloves pressed
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Place shrimp a large glass baking dish.
  • Mix butter, lemon/lime and garlic together and pour over shrimp.
  • Toss to coat shrimp and then arrange shrimp in a single layer.
  • Allow shrimp to marinate for 15 minutes, but no longer than 30 minutes.
  • Bake shrimp for 10 minutes or until shrimp are pink and no longer opaque.
  • Sprinkle fresh cilantro over the top of the shrimp.


Serving suggestion: Serve over rice or pasta along with your favorite vegetables.Spoon excess sauce over the top, if desired.


Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 300mg | Sodium: 931mg | Potassium: 90mg | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 167mg | Iron: 2.4mg