Roasted Shrimp & Green Beans

In honor of National Shrimp Day, we’re sharing this Ochsner Eat Fit NOLA Roasted Shrimp and Green Beans recipe. Gather your shrimp and green beans from the market and get to work!


  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons pecan oil, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 lemon, zest & cut into quarters


Preheat oven to 425. Peel shrimp and rinse them under cold water. Pat the shrimp completely dry.

Place trimmed and cut beans in a bowl. Toss the green beans with pecan oil, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.

Place shrimp in another bowl with pecan oil, lemon zest, salt, and black pepper.

Brush a roasting pan with pecan oil or use a non-stick spray. Arrange beans on the pan in in a single layer. Roast beans for 10 minutes.

Toss beans and arrange shrimp on top. Roast 8-10 minutes until shrimp are cooked through. Squeeze lemon quarters over shrimp and beans. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings

Per serving: 200 calories, 7 grams fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 322 mg sodium, 9.5 grams carbohydrate, 3 grams fiber, 4 grams sugar, 25 grams protein.

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