Garlic Butter Shrimp – Barefeet within the Kitchen

Buttery, garlicky shrimp with loads of vibrant lemon is one thing I can by no means get sufficient of. I’ve a tough time resisting consuming these Garlic Butter Shrimp straight out of the pan every time I prepare dinner them!

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Garlic Butter Shrimp

I like shrimp. I actually love garlic butter shrimp. So, in my world, consuming it straight out of the pan and calling {that a} meal completely works. Nevertheless, generally it does have to be crammed out a bit for a full household meal.

What to arrange with this garlic butter shrimp recipe? In two phrases, pasta or rice! Served over both these with a aspect of steamed or roasted greens, this can be a dinner my household will fortunately eat any night time of the week.

Butter Garlic Shrimp

Is there something higher than shrimp sauteed in butter and garlic? I like to chunk into shrimp that’s been seared to perfection whereas basking in a wealthy pool of melted butter, and infused with all that garlicky goodness.

When you’re like me, then you understand the glory of lemon with garlic and butter. Every has such distinct taste, however the mixture is timeless, particularly for seafood. You merely can’t go improper with lemon garlic butter shrimp, lobster, or salmon.

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Only a observe about shrimp colours, some shrimp are grey when uncooked, and others have a pure reddish hue to them. Argentinian shrimp are fully crimson when uncooked.

It may be a little bit complicated within the grocery retailer although, as tiger prawn shrimp are the most typical selection and they’re fully grey till cooked.

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Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe

You’ll want the next components for this recipe:

  • shrimp
  • butter
  • garlic
  • salt and pepper
  • lemon juice
  • recent Italian parsley
  • cooked pasta or rice (elective)
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Begin by rinsing the shrimp with chilly water in a colander. Then, line a big plate or tray with paper towels and place the shrimp on the towels. Pat dry with further paper towels. Put aside subsequent to the range.

Soften 2 tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium-high warmth. Add the garlic and prepare dinner till aromatic. Then, add the shrimp and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Prepare dinner for two minutes. Then, flip and prepare dinner 1-2 minutes on the opposite aspect.

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Add the remaining ¼ cup butter and the lemon juice. Prepare dinner, whereas stirring, for an additional minute or so. Take away from the warmth as quickly because the butter has melted, taking care to not overcook the shrimp.

Style a shrimp and add extra salt and pepper or lemon juice, if desired. Sprinkle with parsley earlier than serving over pasta or rice, if desired.

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Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

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Servings: 6

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  • Place the shrimp in a colander and rinse with chilly water. Line a big plate or tray with paper towels and place the shrimp on the towels. Pat dry with further paper towels. Put aside subsequent to the range.

  • Soften 2 tablespoons of butter in a big skillet over medium-high warmth. Add the garlic and prepare dinner till aromatic, about 30 seconds.

  • Add the shrimp to the pan and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Prepare dinner about 2 minutes. Flip and prepare dinner 1-2 minutes on the opposite aspect.

  • Add the remaining ¼ cup butter and lemon juice. Prepare dinner, whereas stirring, for an additional minute or so. Take away from the warmth as quickly because the butter has melted. Taking care to not overcook the shrimp.

  • Style a shrimp and add extra salt and pepper or lemon juice, if desired. Sprinkle with parsley earlier than serving over pasta or rice, if desired.

Energy: 205kcal · Carbohydrates: 1g · Protein: 31g · Fats: 9g · Saturated Fats: 5g · Polyunsaturated Fats: 1g · Monounsaturated Fats: 2g · Trans Fats: 0.3g · Ldl cholesterol: 265mg · Sodium: 438mg · Potassium: 424mg · Fiber: 0.1g · Sugar: 0.2g · Vitamin A: 304IU · Vitamin C: 4mg · Calcium: 106mg · Iron: 1mg

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