Garlic Butter Shrimp

Garlic Butter Shrimp

This easy garlic butter shrimp is succulent shrimp tossed in an easy garlic and lemon sauce. The perfect quick dinner or appetizer!

If you love garlic, you’ll love these lemony, garlicky shrimp which are on the table in less than 10 minutes.

It seems to me that sometimes the simplest dishes might turn out to be the most tasty. Shrimp don’t need a lot of ingredients to become a delicious dish. With just a few ingredients, you can prepare these shrimp with garlic butter in minutes. They taste great eaten plain or over spaghetti and are bursting with flavor

These garlic butter shrimp cook very quickly – all you need is about 2-3 minutes per side, depending on the size of your shrimp. As soon as the shrimp turn pink and opaque, they’re done. Be sure to watch carefully so that the shrimp don’t get overcooked!

This easy garlic butter shrimp is succulent shrimp tossed in an easy garlic and lemon sauce. The perfect quick dinner or appetizer!

Ingredients for garlic butter shrimp:

  • Four tablespoons of butter;
  • One pound of large shrimp (16–20 count), peeled, deveined, and, if preferred, tails removed;
  • salt and pepper to taste;
  • One tsp Italian spice ▏two to three tsp finely chopped garlic If you enjoy garlic, use extra!
  • One lemon’s juice and
  • one tablespoon of finely chopped parsley

Directions for garlic butter shrimp:

  • In large pan, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning after adding the shrimp.
  • Cook, tossing occasionally, until the shrimp turn pink and become opaque, about to minutes.
  • Cook for further minute after adding the garlic.
  • Stir in the lemon juice and parsley, then serve.
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