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Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

Satisfy your seafood cravings with the tantalizing flavors of Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp. This dish showcases succulent shrimp sautéed in a luscious blend of zesty lemon, aromatic garlic, and rich butter. With its vibrant flavors and delicate texture, this shrimp recipe is perfect as an appetizer or as a main course. Get ready to indulge in a truly delightful culinary experience.
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Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp is a mouthwatering dish that combines tender shrimp with a delightful blend of tangy lemon, fragrant garlic, and velvety butter. Sautéed to perfection, this shrimp recipe offers a burst of flavor and a melt-in-your-mouth experience. With minimal ingredients and preparation, it's a quick and delicious option for seafood lovers.


1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
4 cloves garlic, minced
Zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper, to taste
4 Servings

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In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.


Add the minced garlic to the skillet and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant and slightly golden.


Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until they turn pink and opaque.


Sprinkle the lemon zest, lemon juice, chopped parsley, salt, and pepper over the shrimp. Stir well to coat the shrimp with the flavors.


Continue cooking for an additional 1-2 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld and the shrimp to absorb the sauce.


Remove the skillet from heat and serve the Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp immediately.

Tips for this recipe

For added freshness and a pop of color, garnish the shrimp with additional chopped parsley and a few lemon wedges.

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