In the pursuit of a healthy and flavorful culinary experience, indulge in our meticulously crafted Weight Watchers Baked Shrimp in Zesty Lemony Garlic Sauce. This delectable seafood dish combines the succulence of large, peeled, and deveined shrimp with the vibrant medley of garlic and lemon, creating a symphony of flavors that is both satisfying and waistline-friendly.
Marination Magic: Elevating Flavor while Keeping it Light
Begin the culinary journey by marinating the shrimp in a tantalizing blend of minced garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a touch of aromatic dried oregano. Allow the marriage of these exquisite ingredients to unfold for at least 15-30 minutes, as the shrimp absorb the rich essence of the citrus-infused marinade, setting the stage for a gastronomic delight.
Baking Brilliance: A Symphony of Colors and Textures
Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and prepare a baking dish coated with a whisper of cooking spray, ensuring the shrimp release effortlessly after baking. Lay the marinated shrimp in a uniform layer, allowing them to soak up the warmth of the oven for 10-12 minutes until they metamorphose into a rosy pink hue, signaling their succulence and readiness to delight your taste buds.
The Art of Garnish: Fresh Parsley’s Finishing Touch
As a final touch, sprinkle a generous handful of fresh parsley over the baked shrimp, infusing the dish with a burst of vibrant green and a hint of earthiness. This garnish not only adds visual appeal but also complements the bright flavors of the lemony garlic sauce, creating a visually stunning and palate-pleasing masterpiece.
Weight Watchers Wisdom: SmartPoints Savvy Dining
Embrace the guilt-free indulgence of our Baked Shrimp in Zesty Lemony Garlic Sauce, tailored to fit seamlessly into your Weight Watchers journey. This meticulously crafted recipe ensures a harmonious balance of flavors while keeping SmartPoints in check, allowing you to savor every bite without compromising your wellness goals.
Experience the epitome of gourmet satisfaction with this culinary creation— a fusion of health-consciousness and indulgence that transcends the ordinary, offering a tantalizing glimpse into the world of sophisticated, figure-friendly dining.
Baked shrimp in lemony garlic sauce
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 lemon, juiced and zested
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
- Cooking spray
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
- In a bowl, combine the minced garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
- Place the peeled and deveined shrimp in a resealable plastic bag or shallow dish. Pour the lemon-garlic mixture over the shrimp, ensuring they are well-coated. Marinate for at least 15-30 minutes.
- Spray a baking dish with cooking spray to prevent sticking. Arrange the marinated shrimp in a single layer in the prepared baking dish.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.
- Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.