Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus Recipe

This Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus is a quick and easy -friendly recipe that is perfect for a weeknight dinner. The succulent shrimp are cooked in a rich garlic butter sauce with a hint of lemon, while the asparagus adds a healthy and flavorful twist. This dish is not only delicious, but also packed with essential vitamins and nutrients.

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  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 lb asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes (if using) and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes until they turn pink.
  4. Add the asparagus to the skillet and continue to cook for another 3-4 minutes until the asparagus is tender.
  5. Add the lemon juice to the skillet and stir to combine.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 5-7 minutes until the shrimp are fully cooked and the asparagus is tender but still slightly crispy.
  8. Serve hot, garnished with chopped parsley (if desired).

Nutrition Facts:

  • Serving size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 230
  • Fat: 13g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 21g

Recipe Summary:

This Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus recipe is a quick and easy dish that can be made in just a few simple steps. Roasted asparagus and shrimp are tossed in a garlic butter sauce with fresh lemon juice, making it a perfect low-carb and keto-friendly meal. With only 230 calories per serving, this dish is not only delicious but also nutritious. Enjoy it for dinner or as a light lunch!

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