Garlic Shrimp & Broccoli

This week I bring you a recipe that impressed EVERY member of my family with how tender, juicy and delicious it is. I loved this Garlic Shrimp and Broccoli dinner even MORE because it was a one pot meal and cooked up in less than 10 minutes!

Sweet, tender and juicy shrimp are an often overlooked protein when it comes to Lean and Green meals. It's too bad, really, but understandable. Shrimp can easily get overcooked, rubbery and they can be pretty bland if not prepared right.

The key is to use fresh shrimp, that is wild caught and not farm raised. When I say fresh I mean fresh from the fishmonger, OR, thawed. Simply take the shells off and go!

You'll take more time in prepping- peeling the shrimp and cutting up the broccoli than you will actually COOKING this dish. And the results will speak for themselves. With just one pan to cook, it will be easy to bribe someone else to do the dishes :)

Give this one a try and for sure, post your results. We can't wait to see your smiles!

Happy Cooking-

Garlic Shrimp & Broccoli

  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes

Servings: ~4 Serving 



  1. Add oil to a large frying pan (with a lid) over medium high heat.

  2. When oil is hot, add shrimp and cook for 1 minute on each side until slightly pink.

  3. Add seasonings and broth to the shrimp. Stir to combine.

  4. Add broccoli and place the cover on the pan. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium. Cook until broccoli is bright green (about 2 minutes).

  5. Remove the cover and add the butter. Stir to combine and then add the noodles. Toss the noodles in the liquid and cook until hot. Serve immediately. 

    Serving Size 7 oz. shrimp with 1/2 C broccoli and 1 C noodles and is 1 Lean, 3 Green, 2 Healthy Fat and 3 Condiment options.

Nutrition Facts


Optavia Counts Per Serving

0 -  Lean

0 - Leaner

1 - Leanest

3 - Green

3 - Condiments

2 - Healthy Fat

Weight Watchers Points
Per Serving

2 Weight Watchers Points

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Nutritional Data Information:

This website is written and produced for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and the nutritional data on this site has not been evaluated or approved by a nutritionist or the Food and Drug Administration. Nutritional information is offered as a courtesy and should not be construed as a guaran- tee. The data is calculated through an online nutritional calculator, Very Well Fit. Although I do my best to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures should be considered estimates only. Varying factors such as product types or brands purchased, natural fluctuations in fresh produce, and the way ingredients are processed change the effective nutritional information in any given recipe. Furthermore, different online calculators provide different results depending on their own nutrition fact sources and algorithms. To obtain the most accurate nutritional information in a given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe, using your preferred nutrition calculator.