Pan Seared Shrimp Recipe

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Jeanne Young Modified: March 24, 2022
Pan Seared Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Pan Seared Shrimp

Make a quick and tasty seafood meal with this shrimp recipe! Tender shrimp is seasoned, pan-seared to perfection, then served with lemon wedges.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2tspvegetable oil,divided
  • lbshrimp,weight after peeled, peeled and deveined
  • ¼tspsalt
  • ¼tspground black pepper
  • ¼tspred pepper,crushed
  • 2tbspdry parsley
  • lemon wedges


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a 12-inch skillet over high heat until smoking.

  2. Meanwhile, toss shrimp with salt, pepper, parsley, and crushed red pepper.

  3. Add half of the shrimp to the pan in single layer and cook for about 1 minute, until edges turn pink.

  4. Remove pan from heat, flip shrimp using tongs and let it stand for about 30 seconds, until all of the shrimp turn opaque except for the center.

  5. Transfer to a plate and repeat with the second batch and the remaining 1 teaspoon of oil.

  6. After second batch has stood off the heat, add the first batch to the pan and toss to combine.

  7. Cover skillet and let shrimp stand for 1 to 2 minutes.

  8. Serve immediately with lemon wedges. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 144.53kcal
  • Fat: 4.09g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.60g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.42g
  • Fiber: 0.30g
  • Sugar: 0.20g
  • Protein: 23.30g
  • Cholesterol: 214.32mg
  • Sodium: 963.99mg
  • Calcium: 96.94mg
  • Potassium: 214.72mg
  • Iron: 0.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 100.26µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.48mg
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