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Garlic butter shrimp

Garlic Butter Shrimp (Fast & Easy Dinner!)


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This garlic butter shrimp has HUGE flavor in under 10 minutes! A fast and easy dinner for weeknights or entertaining, it will become your go-to.


Ingredients

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  • 1 pound large shrimp, deveined (peeled or unpeeled)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • Fresh cilantro or parsley, for garnish

Instructions

  1. If frozen, thaw the shrimp (see the notes above).
  2. Mince the garlic.
  3. Pat the shrimp dry. In a medium bowl, mix the shrimp with the garlic and salt.
  4. In a large skillet, heat the butter on medium high heat. Cook the shrimp for 1 to 2 minutes per side until opaque and cooked through, turning them with tongs.
  5. Spritz with juice of the lemon wedges and serve immediately.
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Shrimp

Keywords: Garlic Butter Shrimp