Lemon Pepper Shrimp
This simple, easy to follow and short taking time –only more or less 15 minutes-, homemade recipe of Lemon Pepper Shrimp will you a fresh and tasty appetizer for you and all of the members in your family. It’s very easy and mouthwatering! Do try!!
When you have lemon and black pepper at home, the next thing you need to have is the source of protein and shrimp is just the right choice for this simple and easy, but tasty Lemon Pepper Shrimp. The mixed tastes among the black pepper, lemon juice and salty shrimp are addictive that you want to have this Lemon Pepper Shrimp again and again!
WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO DO TO MAKE YOUR OWN EASY AND DELICIOUS LEMON PEPPER SHRIMP AT HOME?
First of all you need to have the ingredients such as, shrimp, ground black pepper, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, olive oil, parsley and some salt. Now, you are ready to make your Homemade Lemon Pepper Shrimp at home.
There are two ways you can cook your Lemon Pepper Shrimp. You can either mix all of the ingredients and grill them or sauté and cook the shrimp in cast iron large frying pan. No matter which way you choose, your Homemade Lemon Pepper Shrimp will be still very tasty.
As mentioned earlier, Lemon Pepper Shrimp is best served as an appetizer, so some other Dishes are recommended such as Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots, Cilantro Lime Rice and Easy Spaghetti to be served together with Lemon Pepper Shrimp.
The first pair dish for Lemon Pepper Shrimp is Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots. For Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots, you need to have ingredients such as 1 lb of baby carrots, 4 cloves of minced garlic, 4 tablespoons of unsalted butter, ¼ teaspoon of salt, 3 dashes of ground black pepper, ½ tablespoons of honey, and 1 teaspoon of chopped parsley or thyme.
To make the Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots, firstly, the oven is preheated to 425 F. And then, an oven-safe large frying pan is heated up and the butter is cooked over medium heat until the butter begins to form and become golden brown.
Next, the garlic is added and sautéed fast before you add the carrots. For several times, they are stirred. The salt, black pepper, honey, and parsley or thyme is also put into the oven-safe large frying pan.
Finally, remove the large frying pan, and the carrots are roasted for 15-20 minutes in the oven or until the carrots turn soft. Now, your Homemade Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots is ready and you serve it with The Lemon Peeper Shrimp and The Cilantro Lime Rice that you are going to make soon.
Now, let’s try to make another simple pair dish, which is Cilantro Lime Rice, for Lemon Pepper Shrimp. This dish goes well with Lemon Pepper Shrimp and Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots.
And you just need the ingredients such as 2 cups of long grain rice which either white rice or brown rice is fine, 1 cup of water, ¼ cup of chopped Cilantro Leaves, 4 tablespoons of fresh Lime Juice, 3 tablespoons of melted of Unsalted Butter, 1 ¼ cups of Chicken Stocks, and ¼ teaspoon of salt.
So, the long grain rice is washed completely and carefully with cold water and it is dried out and this is repeated 3-4 times until the water becomes clear. And then, the cleaned long grain rice is removed into a large frying pan.
Next, 1 cup of cleaned water, chicken stocks, butter and salt are put into the large frying pan. The large frying pan is covered with its lid and for 15 minutes, they are cooked over medium heat or until the water drains up and the rice is cooked well. The heat is turned off and the cilantro leaves and lime juice are added to the rice.
The rice is stirred, loosened up and mixed properly with the cilantro leaves and lime juice. Your simple, quick, and delicious Cilantro Lime Rice is ready and it is best served warm with Brown Butter Garlic Honey Roasted Carrots and Lemon Pepper Shrimp.
HOW MANY CALORIES OF LEMON PEPPER SHRIMP PER SERVING?
COURSE : APPETIZER
CUISINE : AMERICAN
KEYWORD : LEMON PEPPER SHRIMP
PREP TIME : 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME : 5 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME : 15 MINUTES
SERVINGS : 3 PEOPLE
CALORIES : 242 CALORIES
- 1 lb of shelled and tail-on of shrimp
- ½ teaspoon of coarsely ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- ½ teaspoon of salt
- 4 cloves of minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon of lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley
- The shrimps are seasoned with the ground black pepper and salt. Put them aside.
- Prepare a cast iron large frying pan. The olive oil is put into the cast iron large frying pan and the garlic is sautéed until becomes a little bit brown. The shrimps are also put into the cast iron large frying pan and for 1 minute they are sautéed before the lemon juice and lemon zest are put into the cast iron large frying pan.
- The chopped parsley is put into the cast iron large frying pan when you already cook completely through of the shrimps. Now, your Homemade Lemon Pepper Shrimp is ready and you serve it quickly.