Lemon Herb Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs

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Easy and healthy lemon herb shrimp and broccoli foil packs have fantastic, fresh flavors and are a breeze to whip up in less than 30 minutes.

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Our kitchen is coming together – finally! – but we are still counter-less, sink-less, and appliance-less, so super simple no-fuss meals are my bread and butter right now. And if it requires hardly and prep and minimal cleanup I am on that meal like white on rice. Enter cold cut sandwiches, one pan dishes, and grilled foil pack meals.

This recipe meets all my requirements for a quick and simple dinner. Foil pack meals are a must in my house, especially in the summertime! This zesty lemon shrimp and broccoli version is one of my favorites yet. No surprise there, when it involves shrimp I just can’t resist.

Lemon Herb Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs | lecremedelacrumb.com

When I’m cooking I often find that simple ingredients, together, create the best dishes. All you need for this tasty dinner is shrimp, broccoli, lemons, butter, and a few seasonings. Whisk together some melted butter, minced garlic, and dried herbs and toss it with your broccoli and shrimp before dividing it between the foil packs.

There are two options for the broccoli depending on your personal preference. If you like your broccoli more firm, then go right ahead and skip the boiling part. If you like your broccoli really tender, just boil it for 2-3 minutes before adding them to your foil packs.

This meal will blow you away with how easy and delicious it is! Your family will love the flavors, and you will love the quick prep and no-mess cleanup!

Lemon Herb Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs | lecremedelacrumb.com

What people are saying about these Lemon Herb Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs

“What a wonderfully quick and straight-forward recipe, thank you! Love these flavors, 30 minutes is about all that is available during the week, so much appreciated!” – Sabrina

“We made this and took it on our boat. Cooked on grill, all the neighboring boaters came over to see what we were cooking? It smelled delicious! We absolutely loved this meal. Trying it in the oven now! Thank you for sharing!” – Robin

“These turned out so well! I left the packs in the oven for 20 minutes and it was fully cooked through. I loved the flavor combinations and found the broccoli to have the right level of softness (no pre-steaming required). Thanks for the recipe!” – Ana

Lemon Herb Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs | lecremedelacrumb.com

Lemon Herb Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs

Easy and healthy lemon herb shrimp and broccoli foil packs have fantastic, fresh flavors and are a breeze to whip up in less than 30 minutes.
5 from 14 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
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Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4-6 cups broccoli florets
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, cut into wedges
  • fresh parsley or thyme for topping (optional)


  • Combine shrimp and broccoli in a large bowl. (SEE NOTE) Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
    2. In a small bowl whisk together melted butter, honey, garlic, basil, oregano, thyme, and red pepper flakes. Pour mixture over shrimp and broccoli, then toss to combine.
    3. Divide shrimp and broccoli between four 12x12 inch pieces of foil. Add 2-3 lemon slices to each, then wrap tightly to close each foil pack.
    4. Grill over medium-high heat for 10-12 minutes OR bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.
    5. Drizzle fresh lemon juice (using the lemon wedges) over the shrimp and broccoli and top with fresh parsley or thyme if desired. Serve immediately.


*For the broccoli, if you prefer a little more firm then simply add broccoli straight to the bowl along with the shrimp in step one. If you prefer softer broccoli, boil for 2-3 minutes before adding to the bowl.


Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 432mg | Sodium: 1385mg | Potassium: 520mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 626IU | Vitamin C: 103mg | Calcium: 340mg | Iron: 5mg
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Super delicious! I made a big batch! So glad I did! Set the foil packs on a grate over a campfire with lots of hot coals. Also added some asparagus and did not presteam anything! I did notice that the batch seemed to shrink, but one foil pack each filled everyone up! No need to serve with anything else, except toasted marshmallows! Thanks! I will be trying all your other packs too!

    Thank you for your great feedback, Lynn!

Question: Have you ever done The entire batch in a foil pan, in the oven or on the grill, instead of individual foil packs? If so, what adjustments (time, change in cooking, etc) did you make?

    Yes! I totally have it- you can do it that way! You may just need a few extra minutes of cook time- keep any eye on it!

5 stars
Made this as part of my parent’s anniversary dinner and it was SO good…we all loved it! I forgot to add in the honey but it was still GREAT.I DID use a foil pan instead of individual pieces of foil on a charcoal grill so I made SURE that I stirred up from the bottom every few minutes as it cooked.

    Happy to hear this recipe was a success for you, Sharon! Thanks for sharing your input.

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