Garlic Butter Shrimp on the Plate:
This is one of the most delicious shrimp dishes we’ve had in a long time! Here’s how to put it together:
Rice with Garlic Butter Shrimp Prepare a serving of brown rice (or this Lemon Rice!) and top with the shrimp and lots of the delicious lemon garlic butter sauce. Cauliflower rice is a low-carb alternative.
Shrimp in Garlic Butter with Veggies Vegetables can be roasted, steamed, sautéed, or grilled, then served alongside the shrimp. Pro tip: The garlic butter sauce on top of the vegetables is really delicious!
A delicious baguette with a nice crust. A couple slices to mop up the cooking liquid instantly elevates any evening.
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- 1/3 cup butter, divided
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 3/4 pounds peeled and deveined shrimp (or prawns), tails intact
- To taste, kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, add more if desired
- 2 tablespoons of water
- Parsley, chopped, to serve as a garnish
In a large pan, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Cook until the garlic is aromatic (about 1 minute).
Fry the shrimp and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 2 minutes on one side, stirring once in a while. Cook for another 2 minutes on the other side, or until the pink is just beginning to appear.
Combine the remaining butter, lemon juice, and water in a mixing bowl. Cook, stirring constantly, until the butter has melted and the shrimp are fully cooked (do not over cook them). Turn off the heat. Taste and adjust the seasonings as required, adding extra lemon juice, salt, or pepper to suit your preferences.
Serve over rice or pasta, garnished with fresh chopped parsley.
1/4 cup sweet chili sauce, 2 tablespoons ketchup, 1-2 garlic cloves grated, and a sprinkle each of chili flakes and salt make a spicy chili sauce. If preferred, add 1/4 cup sliced pineapple.
Shell-on Shrimp: Use shell-on shrimp for the finest taste. You can either eat the shrimp or suck the sauce off the shell. Alternatively, you may eat the shell, however I prefer not to.