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Sweet Paprika Shrimp

This shrimp recipe makes for a perfect snack or dinner party appetizer. Filled with bold flavours and bright colours, this shrimp recipe also has an impressive nutrition profile.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • tbsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbso Maple Syrup
  • tsps Paprika
  • tsps Italian Seasoning
  • ¼ tsp Sea Salt
  • tsp Red Pepper Flakes optional
  • 14 1/16 ozs Shrimp large, peeled and deveined
  • tbsps Water
  • tsps Lemon Juice


  • Whisk together olive oil, maple syrup, paprika, Italian seasoning, salt and red pepper flakes, if using, in a large bowl. Ensure the ingredients are well combined.
  • Add the shrimp to the large bowl and toss to coat thoroughly in the sauce.
  • Heat a large pan or skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the shrimp and all of the sauce to the heated pan. Allow the shrimp cook for 1 to 2 minutes per side.
  • Add water and lemon juice to the pan. Stir well to coat the shrimp in the sauce.
  • Allow the sauce to come to a gentle bubble, then remove from the heat.
  • Taste the sauce and season with more salt and lemon juice if needed, to taste.
  • Serve immediately. Enjoy!


Nutrition Per 1 Serving:
Calories - 195
Sugar - 4g
Carbs - 5g
Fat - 8g
Protein - 27g