• Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cooking Time: 5 Minutes
  • Serves: 4

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb shelled, deveined, tail-on medium-sized shrimp
  • Scant 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 heavy dashes black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/2 stick butter)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley leaves
  • Lemon wedges


Rinse the shrimp thoroughly. Peel and devein the shrimp, but leave the tail-on. Drain the excess water in a colander. Season with salt and pepper.

Heat up a skillet on medium heat. Add the butter and saute and garlic until aromatic, but not browned. Add the shrimp and spread on a single layer, stir to cook well. Add the cayenne pepper and lemon juice and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes or until the shrimp is cooked. Add the parsley, stir to combine well. Dish out and serve immediately with some lemon wedges.

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