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Garlic Butter Shrimp



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 20 mins (10m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

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local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a large bowl, combine melted butter, minced garlic, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper.
  2. 2.Add the peeled and deveined shrimp to the bowl and toss until well coated.
  3. 3.Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the shrimp along with the marinade.
  4. 4.Cook the shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until they turn pink and opaque.
  5. 5.Remove the skillet from heat and garnish the shrimp with chopped parsley.
  6. 6.Serve the garlic butter shrimp hot with your favorite side dish.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, marinate the shrimp in the garlic butter mixture for 30 minutes before cooking.
  • chevron_rightServe the shrimp over a bed of rice or with crusty bread to soak up the delicious sauce.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to add a pinch of red pepper flakes if you like a bit of heat.
  • chevron_rightMake sure not to overcook the shrimp, as they can become rubbery.