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Creamy Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Recipe

BEST shrimp ever, with rich, buttery, creamy garlic Parmesan sauce. Takes 15 mins and so good.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Creamy Garlic Parmesan Shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 445 kcal


  • 12 oz peeled, deveined, tail-on shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon mirin (optional)
  • 3 dashes cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped parsley, for garnishing


  1. Heat up a skillet on medium heat. Add the olive oil, butter, and saute the garlic until aromatic. Add the shrimp, stir and cook for 1 minute. Add the chicken broth, heavy whipping cream, mirin (if using), cayenne pepper and salt. As soon as the sauce bubbles, add the lemon juice, stir to mix well. Turn off the heat and sprinkle the Parmesan cheese on top. Top with parsley and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

This Creamy Garlic Parmesan Shrimp is best served with my easy spaghetti (check out the recipe) and garlic broccoli .

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 people)
Calories 445 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 292mg97%
Sodium 1479mg64%
Potassium 299mg9%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 1785IU36%
Vitamin C 9.1mg11%
Calcium 271mg27%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.