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Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli Recipe

A roasted shrimp and broccoli recipe that is hearty and comes in at well under 300 calories. It’s easy to make and so delicious, it may even become a healthy, family favorite meal.

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  • 5 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind, divided
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


  • 1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  • 2. Cook broccoli in boiling water 1 minute. Drain and plunge into ice water; drain.
  • 3. Combine 1 1/2 teaspoons rind, juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a medium bowl. Add shrimp; toss to combine. Arrange broccoli and shrimp in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 8 minutes or until shrimp are done.
  • 4. Combine oil, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons rind, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and crushed red pepper in a large bowl. Add broccoli; toss to combine.

Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli Recipe – Nutritional Information

Yield: 4 servings

  • Calories 268
  • Fat 10g
  • Satfat 1.5g
  • Monofat 5.4g
  • Polyfat 2g
  • Protein 37.3g
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Fiber 2.9g
  • Cholesterol 259mg
  • Iron 5mg
  • Sodium 571mg
  • Calcium 135mg

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Our thank you’s go to Holley and MyRecipes. Here is their YouTube instructional video.

Here is the MyRecipes YouTube channel link.

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