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Garlic Lemon Butter Shrimp

Garlic Lemon Butter Shrimp
  • Meal

    Main Dish

  • Cusine



1 1/2 lbs extra-large

3 Tbsp butter

1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/8 tsp sugar

4 tsp olive oil

2 cloves garlic


In a bowl mix together butter, lemon juice and parsley, set aside. Pat shrimp dry with paper towels then sprinkle with 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper and the sugar. Heat 2 tsp oil in a 12-inch non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half the garlic and half the shrimp to skillet and cook turning once until shrimp is cooked through and opaque, about 3 minutes total. Transfer to a piece of foil and wrap to keep warm. Repeat cooking process with remaining shrimp then remove skillet from heat. Return shrimp in foil to pan with other the shrimp. Pour butter mixture over shrimp and toss to coat. Serve warm. .