Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe

Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

Seafood lovers are going to want a bite of this tasty shrimp recipe! Each shrimp is coated in a tasteful lemon garlic butter. Make this in just 20 minutes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • cupbutterdivided
  • 4garlic clovesminced or 1 tablespoon
  • lbsshrimpor prawns, peeled and deveined, tails intact
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepperto taste
  • 2tbsplemon juiceadd more if desired
  • 2tbspwater
  • parsleyfresh chopped, to garnish


  1. Melt 2 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.

  3. Fry the shrimp in the skillet and add salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Cook 2 minutes on one side, while stirring occasionally.

  5. Flip and cook 2 minutes on the other side until just beginning to turn pink.

  6. Add in the remaining butter, lemon juice and water.

  7. Cook, while stirring, until the butter melts and the shrimp have cooked through. Take the skillet off the heat.

  8. Add more lemon juice, salt or pepper, to taste.

  9. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley, serve over rice, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 285.30kcal
  • Fat: 17.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.25g
  • Trans Fat: 0.66g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.94g
  • Fiber: 0.34g
  • Sugar: 0.26g
  • Protein: 27.53g
  • Cholesterol: 290.71mg
  • Sodium: 1127.63mg
  • Calcium: 124.19mg
  • Potassium: 271.09mg
  • Iron: 0.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 246.65µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.02mg
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