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How to cook shrimp on the stove

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Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword how to cook shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 147kcal
Author Olya


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or butter)
  • 1 lb. shrimp (defrosted and deveined)

Seasoning Mixture:

  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes


  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. 
  • Put shrimp in a mixing bowl and rub in seasoning mixture. Mix well to make sure shrimp is coated well. 
  • Add shrimp to the hot pan and cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side, turning once midway, until shrimp is pink and cooked through. Remove shrimp from the skillet.
  • Serve immediately.


Calories: 147kcal | Protein: 23g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 285mg | Sodium: 1176mg | Potassium: 90mg | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 2.6mg