Easy-Peasy Lemon Butter Shrimp
Dive into a delightful seafood experience with our Easy-Peasy Lemon Butter Shrimp recipe. This dish is a burst of flavors and simplicity, perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a fancy gathering with friends. The zesty lemon combined with the rich buttery sauce creates a symphony for your taste buds, making every bite a memorable one.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 lemon, juiced and zested
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
- In a skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the minced garlic and sauté for a minute until fragrant.
- Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes per side.
- Squeeze the lemon juice over the shrimp and sprinkle the lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Toss everything together to coat the shrimp evenly.
- Remove from heat and garnish with fresh parsley.
- Serve the Easy-Peasy Lemon Butter Shrimp over rice or with your favorite side dish. Enjoy this tangy and buttery delight!
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Delight your taste buds with this quick and easy Easy-Peasy Lemon Butter Shrimp recipe. Succulent shrimp, tangy lemon, and rich butter make this dish a seafood lover’s dream.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories 220, Total Fat 14g, Cholesterol 240mg, Sodium 450mg, Total Carbohydrates 3g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g, Protein 21g.
Treat your family and friends to a gourmet experience with our Easy-Peasy Lemon Butter Shrimp. The simplicity of this dish will surprise you, and the burst of flavors will keep you coming back for more. Whether it’s a casual dinner or a special occasion, this recipe is sure to impress. Bon appétit!