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Lemon Garlic Grilled Shrimp

Lemon Garlic Grilled Shrimp is a very simple and has a subtle lemon and garlic flavor. This dish pairs well with pasta or rice and grilled vegetables.

Lemon Garlic Grilled Shrimp is super quick to cook. I like to grill vegetables first before I put on the shrimp because the shrimp grill so quickly. You can use metal or wooden skewers but I prefer to use a grill pan because there is no messing with skewers.  

The recipe is served with pasta but you can easily substitute that out for rice. 

Cost Per Serving $4.56 as of May 2023

Fish is more expensive than other meats so the cost per serving is a lot higher. It is not really a budget friendly protein. 

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $18.22.

If you have a stocked pantry this dish will cost you about $13.43.

  • Cost per serving reduces to $3.36.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Stove Top

Recipe serves: 4

Serving size: Split the dish onto 4 plates evenly. 

Equipment needed: grill, grill pan or skewers

Total time: 15 minutes


Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices. If you have a stocked pantry you will save about $4.79.

Pantry & Spices

Total: $4.79 as of May 2023

  • olive oil $4.79


Total: $13.43 as of May 2023

  • 1 lemon $0.79
  • 1 garlic bulb $0.67
  • fresh flat leaf parsley $0.99
  • 10 oz shrimp $8.99
  • spaghetti $1.99

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Complete prep from the prep tab above.
  2. Place marinade over shrimp and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Start a pot of water to boil
  4. Preheat grill to 350° – 375°
  5. Once water is boiling and grill is preheated skewer the shrimp. 
  6. Cook pasta to package directions
  7. Cook shrimp 4 – 6 minutes per side covered.
  8. Drian pasta, add parsley and shrimp to pasta. Enjoy! 

Try some of our other fish recipes: Fish-Seafood

Side Options

Grilled Vegetables

Lemon Herb Roasted Cauliflower

Side Salad

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