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Weight Watchers Shrimp Recipe

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This Weight Watchers shrimp recipe is very simple and easy to make. It’s flavorful, indulgent, and perfect for meal prep all while being super low in points on all three myWW+ plans!

When it comes to Weight Watchers life is pretty simple. You can eat what you like as long as you track it on your plan! For every plan there are some items which are zero points, this recipe uses a lot of those ingredients to make a flavorful dish everyone can enjoy.

The best part is that this recipe is ready to serve in about 10 minutes. It’s quick, easy, and delicious. Seafood without all the hassle!

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I love that there are so many versatile ingredients on the free or zero points lists on all three myWW+ plans. You get to create some really tasty dishes that won’t drag you down in terms of points.

If you hate having to plot and plan the best way to get all of your meals and snacks in throughout the day without going over your points you’ll love these Weight Watchers shrimp.

This recipe is perfect for lunches, you can serve it alongside fresh or cooked veggies or on top of a salad. You can also serve up this Weight Watchers shrimp recipe for dinner by pairing it with whole wheat pasta, brown rice, or quinoa.

These shrimp are even great for snacking. You can serve them with some crackers, veggies, or dip once they’ve cooled for a chilled shrimp snack that is flavorful and indulgent without any points.

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What do I need to make healthy lemon garlic shrimp for Weight Watchers?

For this really simple recipe you’ll need some raw shrimp, garlic, red pepper flakes, food seasoning, salt/pepper to taste, lemon juice and zest, and some dried parsley!

That’s truly everything that is included in this dish which means you not only get a quick and simple meal you also get a quick and simple trip to the grocery store. Nothing fancy or fussy that you have to source for this easy healthy seafood dish.

Keep in mind that if you are not on Weight Watchers you can feel free to add ingredients / change things up. For those of you on WW the programs and points are listed below. If you make changes or alterations you’ll want to recalculate for yourself to be sure the points are accurate when you track!

ingredients needed to make weight watchers shrimp recipe laid out before we begin cooking.

Here are some kitchen essentials that I like to have on hand when making recipes like this for meal prep:

Making healthy meals is a breeze with these kitchen essentials. Keeping things like this on hand makes my life so much easier in the kitchen.

Some things that are great to have on hand when prepping meals like this is a cutting board, sharp knives, and storage containers.

You can also benefit from a good skillet, a kitchen scale, measuring cups, and this awesome strainer tool!

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How to make Weight Watchers Shrimp:

Get ready to be blown away by how easy it is to create these lemon garlic shrimp. I love working shrimp and fish recipes into my meal plans each week.

These types of recipes are not just good for you they’re also good for the time schedule. This recipe gets thrown together in a single pan which means less cleanup and more time spent doing things you actually enjoy.

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The results of this Weight Watchers shrimp recipe are delicious enough that you can serve them for a special occasion or date night at home but easy enough that you can make them on a Tuesday night and not feel like you are trapped in the kitchen for an hour after a long work day!

In a skillet, over medium heat, cook the shrimp, garlic, and red pepper flakes for about 2 minutes 

Ingredients for the first step in the pan ready to be cooked.

Add seafood seasoning and salt & pepper, cook for 3-5 minutes 

more seasoning being added to the plan of cooking shrimp.

Add lemon juice, reduce to low heat 

lemon juice being added to the cooking shrimp and seasoning.

Add parsley and lemon zest 

Parsley and lemon zest being added to the finished shrimp.

Serve and Enjoy!

Finished shrimp ready to be plated.

Looking for even more delicious Weight Watchers recipes to try?

I love making seafood recipes but there are also lots of other choices for you to enjoy here at Midlife Healthy Living. All of these Weight Watchers recipes would make a great addition to your meal plan rotations and they’re family friendly.

Just because you are eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to whip up two dinners every night. Your family will enjoy these recipes just as much as you and everyone will be eating something that it is wholesome and nutritious!

Some of our family favorites are Weight Watchers Pepperoni Pizza Casserole RecipeWeight Watchers Instant Pot Macaroni and Cheese RecipeWeight Watchers Ground Turkey Sweet Potato SkilletBacon Cheeseburger Flatbread PizzaWW Pizza RecipeEasy WW Banana PancakesWeight Watchers Chocolate Chip CookiesThe Easiest Healthy Banana Pudding, and Weight Watchers Chicken Salad.

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Here are some of our newest additions that you won’t want to miss out on. Try out some of these recipes and be sure to let us know which ones are your favorites in the comments below!

For those of you looking to bulk up your meal plans or switch things up to get out of a boring rut with the same meals, you are in luck! There are so many tasty recipes to choose from here, just a few of the best are listed below. Find all the Weight Watchers recipes here.

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Weight Watchers Points For This Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe:

This recipe is 6 servings but honestly you can make it less servings if you want! You can see below that this recipe is 0 points on all three of the myWW+ plans!

It’s a great recipe to add to your meal plans because you can pair it with more point dense foods like pasta, grains, and rice without having to worry about your protein adding more points to the overall recipe!

Weight Watchers points bubbles showing that all three plans are zero points.

Printable Weight Watchers Shrimp Recipe:

Yield: 6 Servings

Weight Watchers Shrimp Recipe

A close up look at the finished weight watchers shrimp recipe ready to eat.

This Weight Watchers shrimp recipe is very simple and easy to make. It's flavorful, indulgent, and perfect for meal prep all while being super low in points on all three myWW+ plans!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 24 large shrimp, cleaned
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 teaspoons dry parsley
  • Zest of 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. In a skillet, over medium heat, cook the shrimp, garlic, and red pepper flakes for about 2 minutes
  2. Add seafood seasoning and salt & pepper, cook for 3-5 minutes
  3. Add lemon juice, reduce to low heat
  4. Add parsley and lemon zest
  5. Serve and Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 36Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 46mgSodium 464mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 5g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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