Pesto Shrimp in Pan

Pesto Shrimp

Pesto Shrimp made with homemade pesto is the easiest and most flavorful shrimp with an herby, Parmesan flavor and it looks so impressive!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword basil, parmesan cheese, Pesto Shrimp, shrimp
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 268 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 cup pesto divided
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
US Customary - Metric


  1. Add the shrimp to the pesto and let sit for 15 minutes.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add the shrimp (scrape off the pesto) to the pan, cooking on each side for 1-2 minutes and garnish with Parmesan cheese before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Pesto Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 199mg66%
Sodium 1107mg48%
Potassium 68mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 900IU18%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 275mg28%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.