Spicy Garlic Shrimp

4.72 from 7 votes

Minimal prep time and ingredients that feel like an indulgence without adding extra calories.

If you’re looking for an amazing and delicious garlic shrimp recipe, you can’t go wrong with one that comes together in less than five minutes and tastes like it came from a fine restaurant. With a white wine reduction, it’s full of flavor and heat. When served with rice and a green vegetable, this spicy shrimp dish is a healthy, low-calorie meal you will certainly put on your favorites list.

4.72 from 7 votes

Spicy Garlic Shrimp

Low in calories and with a great spicy flavor, this shrimp recipe can be thrown together quickly and tastes absolutely fabulous.
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 6 shrimp
Course Dinner
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled and crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes or more if you like it really spicy
  • 24 shrimp raw, jumbo; peeled, tails on, and deveined (tails off optional)
  • 1/4 cup white wine dry
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth fat-free
  • 1/4 cup parsley fresh, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • ground pepper fresh, to taste


  • Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the shrimp. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until pink in color. Remove shrimp and set aside. Add garlic and red pepper flakes, sauté for one minute.
  • Remove the skillet, add the white wine to deglaze the pan. Place the skillet back on the burner, add broth and cook until the desired thickness has been reached. Add parsley, return shrimp to skillet and toss to coat. Remove from heat and serve.
  • Serve over quinoa, rice, or your favorite whole grain.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 6shrimp | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 278mg | Sodium: 325mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4
Keywords Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Keto, Seafood

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    1. Jenna, Yes, vegetable stock, fish stock, or water could be used. If you do use water, add more salt and feel free to add some herbs.

    1. Colleen, Yes, peeled and deveined with tails on being optional. I have just noted that in the recipe. Thanks for asking:). Do let us know how you like it.

    1. Melodee, It’s more of a broth like consistency than a sauce, but reducing it thickens it a bit. Hope this helps!

  1. Is there any way to cut some of the sodium? I have heart issues and I can’t have to much sodium,can you help?

  2. This recipe is so tasty yet so super easy to make. I’ll definitely put this in my go to shrimp recipes.5 stars

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