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Fast and Flavorful Chimichurri Shrimp
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4.67 from 3 votes

Fast and Flavorful Chimichurri Shrimp

Rich in tangy, earthy flavors, this healthy meal is a delicious, high-protein option.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: South American
Keyword: Keto, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 268kcal
Author: Chef Sallie

Ingredients

  • 2 cups parsley fresh
  • 1/4 cup oregano fresh
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 pounds shrimp large, peeled and deveined

Instructions

  • In a food processor, combine the parsley, oregano, garlic, and red chili flakes. Pulse until chopped fine. Add the vinegar and half of the salt and pulse until mixed. Gradually add all but 1 tablespoon of the olive oil until well combined.
  • Preheat broiler to low temperature. Toss the shrimp in the remaining olive oil and salt.
  • Spread in an even layer on a baking sheet and broil for about 5 minutes or until cooked through. Remove from oven and toss in chimichurri sauce before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 381mg | Sodium: 1577mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1734IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 250mg | Iron: 5mg |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6