Lemon garlic butter shrimp

Lemon garlic butter shrimp

  • 1/3 cup butter, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced (or one tablespoon)
  • 800g shrimp (peeled and diveined )
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Juice of half a lemon (about two tablespoons --- add more if desired)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Fresh chopped parsley, to garnish

STEP 1: Melt 2 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute). 

STEP 2: Fry shrimp and add salt and pepper, to your taste. Cook 2 minutes on one side, while stirring occasionally. Flip and cook 2 minutes on the other side until JUST beginning to turn pink.

STEP 3: Add in the remaining butter, lemon juice and water. Cook, while stirring, until the butter melts and the shrimp have cooked through (do not over cook them). Take off heat. Taste test, and add more lemon juice, salt or pepper, if needed to suit your tastes.

STEP 4: Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve over rice or pasta.

Chefs note:

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