One-Pot Garlicky Shrimp & Broccoli

Caregory : Dinner Ideas

Shrimp and broccoli cook quickly in this easy, one-pot recipe, making it perfect for busy weeknights. Serve this healthy shrimp recipe over whole grains or rice.


    • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

    • 6 medium cloves garlic, sliced, divided

    • 4 cups small broccoli florets

    • ½ cup diced red bell pepper

    • ½ teaspoon salt, divided

    • ½ teaspoon ground pepper, divided

    • 1 pound peeled and deveined raw shrimp (21-30 count)

    • 2 teaspoons lemon juice, plus more to taste


    1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add half the garlic and cook until beginning to brown, about 1 minute. Add broccoli, bell pepper and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cover and cook, stirring once or twice and adding 1 tablespoon water if the pot is too dry, until the vegetables are tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and keep warm.
    2. Increase heat to medium-high and add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the pot. Add the remaining garlic and cook until beginning to brown, about 1 minute. Add shrimp and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper; cook, stirring, until the shrimp are just cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes. Return the broccoli mixture to the pot along with lemon juice and stir to combine.



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