Easy Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe


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  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 30m
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Easy Shrimp Recipe cooked in a delicious garlic butter

Want to know how to cook shrimp in a skillet?

This amazing recipe for butter garlic shrimp can be made right on your stove top or in a skillet with easy in a few minutes.

It uses just a few simple ingredients to make amazing, succulent, quick and easy shrimp.It only uses one pan to make both the garlic butter and the shrimp.

This recipe always works best with fresh peeled and de-veined shrimp.

Of course you can use frozen shrimp, just make sure to defrost it first.

Serve over rice or angel hair pasta with a slice of lemon on the side for an incredible meal.

Easy Shrimp Recipe cooked in a delicious garlic butter

Easy Shrimp Recipe cooked in a delicious garlic butter


  • 1/2 pound of large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cloves of finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped parsley or Arugula


Step 1

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

Step 2

Add garlic and saute for 3-5 minutes until garlic is tender.

Step 3

Add shrimp and salt and cook for approximately 3-5 minutes until shrimp turns pink. Stir in parsley flakes and and serve.

Comments (9)

  1. posted by MYRACLE on February 17, 2017

    I am 12 and i love to cook and this is my first cooking thus and so far i am doing really good and hopefully it will taste good and my step dad says it smells good to so i hope it will taste good so i hope that it will taste better. Thank you for being the only page i found to give me good instructions and i would love to be a chef when i am older you are getting me one step closer to my dream……thx

    • posted by Amanda on March 9, 2017

      I wish I started cooking when you did! Good job sweet girl! Chase your dreams!

  2. posted by Joanna on March 21, 2017

    We added some fresh chopped tomatoes and basil. It was delicious. Keep on cookin’.

    • posted by Linda on April 15, 2017

      That sounds great! I’m going to add tomatoes and basil

  3. posted by Lily on May 11, 2017

    I’m not a shrimp fan but my kids are! I made this for dinner tonight and was a big success!!!

  4. posted by Kesha Austin on October 15, 2017

    Love to cook so I come on website for new idea

  5. posted by Tracey Irons on November 13, 2017

    Can I use garlic powder instead of real garlic?

    • posted by Sierra on January 2, 2018

      I did, tasted the same.

      • posted by Carrie R Patterson on January 7, 2018

        How much garlic powder did u use


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