Garlic Lemon Shrimp Marinade Recipe

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Christy Hall Modified: May 17, 2022
Garlic Lemon Shrimp Marinade Recipe

How To Make Garlic Lemon Shrimp Marinade

This shrimp marinade made of garlic, lemon, and other spices makes a simple yet quick addicting seafood recipe to add in your favorite list!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 minute
Total: 11 minutes



  • 1lbshrimp,peeled and deveined, leave tails on for a nicer presentation
  • 4tbspolive oil
  • tbsphoney
  • tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tsplemon zest
  • 2tspfresh parsley leaves,chopped
  • 2tspfresh thyme leaves,chopped
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • ¾tspgarlic,minced
  • ¼tspchili flakes,optional


  1. Place the olive oil, honey, soy sauce, lemon zest, parsley, thyme, salt and pepper in a bowl. Whisk to combine.

  2. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the marinade for later use. Add the garlic and chili flakes to the bowl.

  3. Add the shrimp and marinade to a resealable freezer bag and seal. Shake to coat the shrimp with the marinade.

  4. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour, or up to 8 hours.

  5. At this point you can broil, grill or saute the shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until pink and opaque.

  6. Drizzle the reserved marinade over the cooked shrimp, then serve.


  • Calories: 229.12kcal
  • Fat: 14.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.17g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.33g
  • Fiber: 0.26g
  • Sugar: 6.53g
  • Protein: 16.05g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 972.55mg
  • Calcium: 68.74mg
  • Potassium: 170.10mg
  • Iron: 0.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 64.95µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.38mg
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