Saucy Lemon Pepper Shrimp

Ready in
9 min
These tasty shrimp are perfect by themselves as an hors d’œuvre, or served over rice for an elegant dinner in minutes.

Serving Size


Estimated Cost*


Per Serving

Prep Time

5 min

Cooking Time

4 min

Price/Availability Effective Date: February 10, 2014


1.5 lbs Shrimp uncooked large shrimp peeled and deveined, with tails left on
0.5 tsp Black Pepper
0.5 cup Butter ½ cup or 1 stick butter, thinly sliced
2 sml Lemon Juice Juice and zest of 2 lemons
1 tbsp Fresh Parsley chopped


  1. Place the shrimp in a microwave-safe 9” x 13” baking dish. Season with the pepper then top with the butter, lemon zest, and parsley; pour the lemon juice into the baking dish.
  2. Cook in the Inverter Microwave Oven at 80% power for 3-1/2 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.

Recipe notes

Important Notes:
All recipes were tested in a 1200 watt Inverter® microwave oven. Cooking times may vary for other models.  Please always refer to the operating instructions of y our microwave for complete guidelines and safety information.

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