Pan-Seared Herb Shrimp

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Pan-Seared Herb ShrimpRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

The size of meat portions is shrinking, leaving more room on the plate for heart-healthy seafood. Eat fish more often, and make it pop with this herb- and lemon-packed dressing.

Serves 4 (serving size: 6 shrimp and 1 1/2 teaspoons marinade)


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3 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
3/4 cup fresh parsley leaves
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons chopped green onions
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 garlic cloves
24 jumbo shrimp (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled and deveined


Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes

1. Combine 2 tablespoons olive oil and next 10 ingredients (through garlic) in a food processor; process until smooth. Set aside 2 tablespoons marinade. Place remaining marinade in a bowl; add shrimp, tossing to coat. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Remove shrimp from marinade. Add shrimp to pan; sauté 3 minutes or until thoroughly cooked. Drizzle remaining 2 tablespoons marinade over shrimp.

Created date

December 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 228
Fat 12.2 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 7.6 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 214 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 434 mg
Calcium 124 mg
Sugars 1 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g