February 13, 2014 at 1:00 am

Lemon-garlic shrimp appetizer is simple and elegant

Ken Burris/EatingWell)

Marinating precooked shrimp in garlic- and lemon-infused oil is a simple yet elegant appetizer.

Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

3 tablespoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
cup lemon juice
cup minced fresh parsley
teaspoon kosher salt
teaspoon pepper
1 pounds cooked shrimp

Place garlic and oil in a small skillet and cook over medium heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper. Toss with shrimp in a large bowl. Chill until ready to serve.

To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.

Per serving: 73 calories; 3 g fat (0 g saturated fat; 37 percent calories from fat); 1 g carbohydrates; 92 mg cholesterol; 154 mg sodium; 10 g protein; 0 g fiber.