Appetizers, Sauces & Soups

Garlic Butter Shrimp

Garlic Butter Shrimp

To make the Garlic Butter Shrimp, the Shrimps are seared in garlic butter and sprinkled with parsley. This recipe of Garlic Butter Shrimp is a very simple preparation. These garlic butter shrimp have just a few ingredients (butter, medium shrimp, garlic, lemon, fresh parsley leaves) and can be on the table in minutes. They’re packed with flavor and perfect served with French baguette or over rice or pasta. The bigger the shrimp is, the better it tastes. For a better taste, I also recommend fresh chopped garlic.

  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp (16-20 shrimp)
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 cube & Salt to taste

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic, salt and parsley, to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes;

Add Shrimp to the skillet, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 5 minute. Stir in the lemon juice. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half, about 5 minutes.

Stir in shrimp and gently toss to combine.

Serve immediately.

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