Roasted Shrimp & Broccoli

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"Modified recipe from Cooking Light, May 2011. Good and very good for you! Depending upon your microwave wattage, nuke the broccoli for 1-2 minutes before roasting shrimp and broccoli in your preheated oven. Allow additional prep time if your shrimp is shell-on!"

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (352.5 g)
  • Calories 237.8
  • Total Fat - 9.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 214.2 mg
  • Sodium - 1437.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 15 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.7 g
  • Sugars - 3.5 g
  • Protein - 27 g
  • Calcium - 162.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 133 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425F.

Step 2

Combine 1 tablespoon oil, 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest, lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, minced garlic and red pepper flakes in a medium bowl. Add shrimp; toss to combine.

Step 3

Microwave broccoli florets for 1-2 minutes (depending on your microwave wattage). Immediately arrange broccoli florets in a single layer on a rimmed jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray.

Step 4

Arrange shrimp among the broccoli florets already in a single layer on the rimmed pan.

Step 5

Roast at 425F for 8 minutes, or until shrimp is done.

Step 6

While shrimp and broccoli are roasting, combine 1 tablespoon oil, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons zest, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a large bowl. Add roasted broccoli and shrimp; toss to combine.

Step 7

Serve immediately with optional lemon wedges.

Tips & Variations

  • Rimmed jelly-roll pan
  • Cooking spray



Delicious and so easy to prepare...I served it with rice...loved the heat of the red peppers...made for "Pick Me" tag game...

review by:
(8 Dec 2015)


Very good dish which we enjoyed. We used 2 pounds shrimp and a head of broccoli (didn't measure but I am sure it was over 5 cups). This is so easy to make on a busy day! Thanks for sharing!

review by:
(25 Jun 2015)


Five stars all the way KUW. Wow, was this ever good. It was quick and easy to make with ingredients always found in the pantry. It was terrific, great flavors and textures. Thank you for sharing this lovely recipe, that even my picky dh enjoyed. Made FYC Tag Game.

review by:
(30 Jan 2015)