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Pan-Seared Citrus Shrimp

A simple, fresh and fruity shrimp recipe that makes a perfect appetizer or main dish!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 300 kcal


  • 3 lbs medium Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 oranges)
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
  • 5 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 1 tbsp shallot finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium orange cut into wedges or slices, your preference
  • 1 medium lemon cut into wedges


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil, orange juice, lemon juice, garlic, onion, 2 teaspoons of the parsley, and pinch of red pepper flakes.
  • Pour the mixture into a large skillet set over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook until reduced by half, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp, season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, cover, and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes.
  • Top with the remaining parsley and serve with orange and lemon slices on the side.
Keyword Shrimp