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Summer Shrimp and Broccoli

Roasted Summer Shrimp and Broccoli

Shrimp is a new ingredient recently added to Cycle One of the 17 Day Diet. This dish is light, healthy and easy to make too.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Dr. Mike Moreno


  • 1 1/2 pounds broccoli florets, frozen
  • 1 pound medium shrimp peeled and deveined, about 30 shrimp
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 medium sized garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp lemon zest, grated
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • Preheat over to 425 degrees and position oven rack in the center of the over.
  • Mix all ingredients into a large roasting pan or broiler pan.
  • Bake until shrimp are pink and firm, stir once or twice. Total time about 12 minutes. Serve and enjoy!


  • You can find already peeled and deveined shrimp at almost every supermarket - just don't use cooked cocktail shrimp.
  • Feel free to use your favorite veggie combination; tomatoes, asparagus, green beans, etc.
  • You can easily double this recipe to feed a crowd!