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Garlic Butter Shrimp

Ready in 20 minutes, this garlic butter shrimp recipe tastes like a fancy meal but it's easy enough for any night of the week. Serve over zucchini noodles or with a side of steamed broccoli.

Ready in 20 minutes, this garlic butter shrimp recipe tastes like a fancy meal but it's easy enough for any night of the week. Serve over zucchini noodles or with a side of steamed broccoli.

Yield 4 servings
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • ΒΌ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced parsley

Instructions

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a large heavy bottomed skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the shrimp to the skillet and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp is cooked through.
  4. Remove shrimp to a plate and set aside.
  5. Add the garlic to the skillet and cook, stirring constantly, for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the chicken stock and whisk to combine. Simmer until stock has reduced by half about 5-10 minutes.
  7. Add the remaining 4 tablespoons butter, lemon juice, and red pepper to the sauce. Stir to melt the butter and cook for 2 more minutes.
  8. Remove from the heat and return the shrimp to the sauce. Sprinkle the parsley over the top and stir to combine.
  9. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 307Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 286mgSodium: 1522mgCarbohydrates: 3gNet Carbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 27g

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