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Garlic butter shrimp with fresh parsley and lemon
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5 from 3 votes

Garlic Butter Shrimp

This garlic butter shrimp is refreshingly quick to make and still mouth watering delicious. 
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: garlic butter shrimp, garlic butter shrimp recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 441kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 Tbs minced garlic
  • 2 lbs shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs white cooking wine
  • Fresh chopped parsley


  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the garlic and cook 1 minute
  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper, and add to pan with butter.
  • Cook until starting to turn pink, then add cooking wine, and flip and cook other side until pink (about 2 minutes per side).
  • Once pink on both sides, sprinkle with lemon juice.
  • Take off heat. Taste, and adjust seasoning to preference.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley. Enjoy!
  • Pairs perfectly with Pure Leaf® Sweet Iced Tea!  


Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 632mg | Sodium: 1965mg | Potassium: 181mg | Vitamin A: 710IU | Vitamin C: 12.8mg | Calcium: 339mg | Iron: 4.8mg