How to Make Garlic Shrimp?
Shrimp and garlic are perfect matches made in food heaven, together they make one of the best shrimp recipes ever! Shrimp is naturally briny and delicious so a simple saute with garlic would make an easy garlic butter shrimp that everyone loves.
For the shrimp, I always buy frozen shrimp (tail-on or tail-off). For the amazing garlic sauce, you’ll just need minced garlic, butter, lemon juice and cayenne pepper.
We all love shrimp recipes. When you have some big, plump and succulent shrimp, all you need is a very simple and basic recipe, such as this quick and easy garlic butter shrimp recipe that takes only 10 minutes. The key is to bring out the natural, sweet and briny flavors of the shrimp.
Garlic and butter are great for sauteed shrimp recipe as it infuses the shrimp with buttery goodness and the amazing garlicky aromas.
Tips on How to Saute Garlic Butter Shrimp
- Use a cast-iron skillet because it is great in heat retention and even heating, making it the best skillet to saute shrimp.
- Use a combination of olive oil and melted butter to saute minced garlic. Butter makes everything better, it really does.
The end result is a skillet of sizzling shrimp: super garlicky, buttery, with a tint of citrusy lemon juice. Top the shrimp with dashes of cayenne pepper and chopped parsley and you have the most perfect meal that your family will love you for, and it takes only 10 minutes!!
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Garlic Shrimp Recipe
Garlic Shrimp - amazing sauteed shrimp with garlic, butter, lemon juice and cayenne pepper. This recipe takes only 10 mins from prep to dinner table.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 12 oz shelled and deveined jumbo shrimp, tail-on
- 1 pinch salt
- 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
- 3 dashes cayenne pepper
- chopped parsley
1Heat up a skillet (cast-iron preferred) on medium heat and add the olive oil and butter. Saute the garlic until aromatic, add the shrimp, stir to combine well. Add the salt, lemon juice and continue to cook the shrimp. Top the shrimp with the cayenne pepper and parsley. Remove from heat and serve immediately.