Sauteed Shrimp recipe – 134 calories

Sauteed Shrimp recipe - 134 calories

Here’s a healthy and very tasty shrimp dish. Serve over a bed of brown rice and with a side of roasted vegetables.

Sauteed Shrimp recipe – 134 calories

1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
1 teaspoon herb seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
2. Add the shrimp and sauté for about 1 minute.
3. Add the herb seasoning, lemon juice, salt and pepper; stir to coat the shrimp.
4. Sauté for about 3-4 minutes (until the shrimp are bright pink and cooked through).
5. Remove from the heat and stir in the parsley.

Servings: 4

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 134
Total fat: 3.5 g
Cholesterol: 220 mg
Sodium: 545 mg
Total carbs: 0.8 g
Fiber: 0.1 g
Protein: 23.8 g
Weight Watchers points: 3

Photo credit: snowpea&bokchoi

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  1. Shrimp looks and sounds delicious and so easy.

  2. The dish is diet friendly and it looks and sounds amazing. I would serve over a beautiful salad and pair with a glass of wine!

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  3. This is a real home recipe. Peeled shrimps really appeal to me but I for want of time, usually have the shell on them. They provide different taste – one is just crisper. I see you use fresh lemon juice for neutralizing the sweetness of the shrimp juice just like Carroll. These days the farmers market is selling orange colored shrimps too. It has always been the pink type. True, this recipe goes with roasted vegetables; making the herb and spices take on a new kind of taste.

  4. Great Recipe! I used to think that shrimp was bad for you since it’s high is cholesterol but studies have found that foods that are high in dietary cholesterol alone don’t raise blood cholesterol levels as much as foods that are high in saturated fat.

  5. I found this site Monday and cooked this shrimp recipe last night…we loved it! Thanks a lot for the tip :)

  6. Hm, shrimp and brown rice, that’s sure healthy. And good calorie count as well. Mind if I share your recipes in my food site?

  7. What an awesome recipe, I’m going to try it out tonight! I’ve been doing a Paleo diet (really, paleo-ish, I’m not as dedicated as some) and this is a perfect fit.

  8. I am looking for gluten free recipes, is this good for me?

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  10. good recepies, thanks
    i have same post on my blog

  11. Very good information and thanks for the delicious recipes.

  12. Ohhh hello Summer!! Am so happy to finally have Shrimp in season again, and what a great recipe to kick start the season! Thankyou!!

  13. Linda-rd says:

    People always stereotype shrimps to the “dark side” – having high levels of cholesterol which can trigger cardiovascular diseases. What I saw in some studies viewable online surprised me – shrimps has cancer-protection potential, prevents high blood pressure and protects against fatal heart arrhythmia. It’s good that you have a very good shrimp recipe on your blog! I know losing weight is as important as tasting good food. I have a collection of diet recipes too! You might as well try ’em! :)

  14. Wow,it looks delicious! Great recipe!

  15. Wonderful recipe! And great for the four seasons! Shrimps are always welcome in my kitchen!

  16. I’m a really huge fan of sauteed shrimp! Simple, hassle free, and absolutely divine!


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  17. Good recepies, thanks. I hope to try it soon.

  18. I love shrimp recipes. Light in calories and fat, and I haven’t found too many people who aren’t happy with a shrimp dish!.

  19. I cook my shrimps just like that except that I haven’t tried them with parsley. If I don’t have olive oil at the moment then I cook the shrimps with a bit of soy butter spread and they still taste good.

  20. I like the wine bit!!

  21. Hey guys,

    last weekend i tried it myself and it was really delisious.
    and knowing that it is low on calories is an advantage in enjoying it 😀

  22. Sounds very tasty and healthy. It’s hard to believe it only has 134 calories, great recipe!

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  23. Your recipe is very good, but not everyone is suited to the cuisine of shrimp, what about those who are allergic to shrimp?

  24. Nice recipe. I think this would pair really well with a crisp pilsner or lager. Pilsner Urquell and Chechvar would be my choices!

  25. I always thought that shrimp was high in fat, great recipe, now I dont feel guilty about eating some.

  26. Great recipe! And perfect for all the 4 seasons! Shrimps are always welcome in my kitchen!

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  28. Agreed great recipe, and healthy too. I wish our public schools would incorporate food like this, it would go a long way to improving our childrens eating habits.

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  30. I would have thought that since shrimp are high in fat that the calorie count would have been much higher

  31. excellent recipe, very healthy

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