Garlicky shrimp with broccoli and toasted breadcrumbs


Prep 12 min

Cook 8 min

Serves 4


  • Uncooked broccoli  3 cup(s), small florets
  • Water  ¼ cup(s)
  • Olive oil  1 Tbsp, extra-virgin, divided
  • Panko breadcrumbs  ⅓ cup(s)
  • Lemon zest  ½ tsp
  • Table salt  ¼ tsp, divided
  • Uncooked shrimp  1 pound(s), large, peeled, deveined
  • Garlic clove(s)  3 large clove(s), sliced
  • Canned chicken broth  ⅓ cup(s)
  • Crushed red pepper flakes  ⅛ tsp
  • Fresh lemon juice  1 Tbsp


  1. Put broccoli and water in a microwave-safe bowl; cover and microwave on high until tender, about 4 minutes. Drain well; set aside (be cautious when uncovering bowl).
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add breadcrumbs and cook, stirring often, until lightly toasted, about 2 to 3 minutes. Scrape toasted crumbs into a bowl; stir in lemon zest and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in same skillet over medium-high heat; add shrimp and sauté until shrimp turn pink, about 2 minutes. Add garlic; sauté until very light golden, about 1 minute.
  4. Stir in broth, pepper flakes and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt; cook, stirring to loosen bits from bottom of pan, just until shrimp is cooked through, about 1 minute.
  5. Remove skillet from heat and add cooked broccoli; toss to mix and coat. Drizzle with lemon juice and remaining teaspoon oil; toss again. Serve shrimp and broccoli sprinkled with toasted breadcrumbs.

Yields about 3/4 cup shrimp with broccoli and 4 teaspoon breadcrumbs per serving.

Garlicky shrimp with broccoli and toasted breadcrumbs

8 min

12 Minutes

This dish makes an excellent one-dish meal and comes together in just 20 minutes.


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