Julia Child's Shrimp in Lemon and Garlic

Julia's Kitchen Wisdom

GMA Recipes
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Julia Child cooked up some of her specialties on Good Morning America. She also has some holiday specialties, including a Shrimp in Lemon and Garlic from her new book, Julia' s Kitchen Wisdom.


  • 30 shrimp
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 or 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lemon peel, minced
  • soy sauce
  • parsley, minced
  • fresh dill
  • salt and pepper
  • Cooking Directions

    Sauté 30 "large medium" peeled and de-veined raw shrimp in 3 tablespoons olive oil with 1 or 2 large cloves of garlic (minced), and the minced zest of half a lemon (yellow part of peel).

    When the shrimp have curled, in 2 minutes or so, and feel springy, remove from heat and toss with 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, drops of soy sauce, and salt and pepper to taste.

    Toss again, with 2 tablespoons of fine fresh olive oil and a sprinkling of minced parsley and fresh dill.

    Recipe courtesy of Julia Child © 2000.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: shrimp, garlic, lemon peel, dill, fish, seafood

    Course: Appetizer/Starter, Dinner, Lunch

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