Flavor Explosion: Garlic Butter Shrimp
Imagine the savory aroma of garlic and the rich, creamy taste of butter blending together in a sizzling pan. Add plump, succulent shrimp to the mix, and you’ve got a Flavor Explosion: Garlic Butter Shrimp that’s hard to resist. This recipe is the epitome of indulgence, perfect for a special dinner or a celebration.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 1 lemon, juiced
- Season the shrimp with salt, pepper, and half of the minced garlic.
- In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of butter with 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat.
- Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until they turn pink and opaque.
- Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set them aside.
- In the same skillet, add the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and minced garlic. Sauté for about a minute until fragrant.
- Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet, add lemon juice, and toss to coat the shrimp with the garlic butter sauce.
- Sprinkle fresh parsley over the shrimp and cook for an additional minute.
- Serve hot, garnished with extra chopped parsley and lemon wedges.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
These Garlic Butter Shrimp are a delightful combination of succulent shrimp cooked to perfection in a rich garlic butter sauce. Serve them with your favorite side dishes for a truly memorable meal.
Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 285 | Protein: 23g | Fat: 21g | Carbohydrates: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g
Imagine savoring each bite of these Garlic Butter Shrimp as the flavors burst in your mouth. The garlic adds depth, the butter lends richness, and the shrimp are tender and juicy. This recipe is a true crowd-pleaser and makes for a restaurant-quality dish that you can easily prepare at home. Whether it’s a cozy dinner for two or a gathering of friends and family, Flavor Explosion: Garlic Butter Shrimp will always be a hit.