Main Dish, Recipe

Lemon Spiced Shrimp


Lemon Spiced Shrimp
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
12 mins

A quick an easy low calorie shrimp dish.  This one is big on taste and low on effort.

Course: Main Course
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 80 kcal
  • 1/4 lb cocktail shrimp
  • zest from one lemon
  • sprinkle cayenne pepper
  • sprinkle cinnamon
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Heat shrimp in medium skillet. 

  2. Add lemon (or orange) zest, cayenne pepper and cinnamon.

  3.  Stir until warm throughout. Serve and then season to taste with salt and pepper.

Recipe Notes

Most of the time cocktail shrimp is already cooked so you’re just warming it up.
I used the juice from the lemon on steamed asparagus.

Protein: 15g Fat: 1g Carb: 1g Fiber: 0g