Skillet Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Green Beans with Yellow Rice

Skillet Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Green Beans with Yellow Rice 3.75/5 (4 votes)

Quick to the table - check. Easy clean up - check. Clean plates - check. Happy family - check! Well, that pretty much says it all. The lemon and garlic paired with shrimp and green beans is a great flavor combination. And you can't go wrong with our family's favorite Yellow Rice. The turmeric, onion, and butter create a nice deep flavor that everyone absolutely loves.

Yellow Rice



  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 bay leaf


  1. Saute onion in butter over medium high heat until tender.
  2. Add garlic and saute another minute.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, cover, and let cook for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove lid, discard bay leaf, fluff, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 105g Calories 153 Fat 4 Sat Fat 2 Sodium 417 Carbs 24 Sugars 0 Fiber 0 Protein 3.

Skillet Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Green Beans



  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp (medium), peeled and deveined, medium
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • kosher salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Heat butter and olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Add green beans. Let them cook undisturbed for about 2 minutes. Stir and continue to cook another 2-3 minutes or until they are crisp tender.
  3. Transfer to a plate and tent to keep warm.
  4. Add the shrimp, garlic, and the remaining butter to the skillet. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp is bright pink and firm.
  5. Pour in the wine and lemon juice. Let it simmer down to about half.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories 332 Fat 12 Sat Fat 5 Sodium 464 Carbs 13 Sugars 2 Fiber 4 Protein 41.


KID NOTE: The yellow rice is always a hit. And, the shrimp and green beans are perfect for the picky palate.  

VEGETARIAN TIP: Use firm tofu in place of the shrimp.

GLUTEN MODIFICATIONS:  Gluten free as written. 

1 Comment

  1. Leigh says:

    I thought this was a very good meal. I had okra on hand instead of green beans. I cut up the okra, and it worked great.

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