These garlic butter shrimp are packed and loaded with flavor. The shrimp are tossed in a delicious buttery garlic sauce that captivates your tastebuds.
Guuuuyyssss… guess what?!?!
It’s already October. Can you believe it? I sure as heck can’t. I swear I was just sipping margaritas on the beach like yesterday.
Oh, who am I kidding? We live in Florida I could go do that right now if it wasn’t raining for the one millionth day in a row. A break from the rain would be awesomesauce.
But, let’s get down to business…and our business today are these garlic butter shrimp.
Shrimp. I can’t get enough of them. Scrumptious!
6 Ingredients Used to Make The Best Garlic Butter Shrimp
- Garlic, minced
- Chicken (or veggie) broth
- Juice of one lemon
- Freshly chopped parsley
Done and done. Just like that.
Steps to Making Garlic Butter Shrimp
- Melt butter in skillet. Add shrimp and salt and pepper, to taste. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
- Melt butter in skillet and add garlic, Cook until fragrant. Add in chicken broth and lemon juice. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer until it is reduced by half. Stir in remaining butter.
- Add shrimp back to skillet and toss in the garlic butter sauce to combine. Serve.
See! Easy peasy. Now, let’s make some garlic butter shrimp.
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Best Garlic Butter Shrimp
Yield 4 servings
These garlic butter shrimp are packed and loaded with flavor. The shrimp cooked in a delicious buttery garlic sauce that captivates your tastebuds.
- 1.5 lbs shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 6T butter, divided
- 6 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 cup chicken or veggie broth
- Juice of 1 lemon
- freshly chopped parsley (1-2 Tablespoons), for serving
- salt & pepper, to taste
- Melt 2 Tablespoons of butter in large skillet over med high heat. Add shrimp. Salt and pepper, to taste. Cook 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
- Melt 1 Tablespoon butter in skillet. Add garlic. Cook until fragrant (1-2 min), stirring frequently. Add chicken broth and lemon juice to skillet. Bring to boil then reduce heat to simmer, until it is reduced by half, about 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add in remaining 3 Tablespoons of butter and stir to combine.
- Add shrimp back to skillet and toss in sauce to combine.
- Top with fresh parsley and serve.