Garlic Butter Shrimp is tasty, spicy, and delicious. It makes a great appetizer before dinner or to serve at a party, but but can also be the perfect main dish! The garlic flavor is so good, and it is just the right amount of spicy. This lemon garlic shrimp recipe is so easy to make, and doesn’t take long at all. Serve it with rice and veggies, or throw it on top of a salad. There are so many ways to use this tasty sauteed shrimp!
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4 tablespoons butter divided
1 pound shrimp cleaned, peeled, and deveined
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp Stir In Garlic Paste
1 tbsp Stir In Chili Pepper Paste (or red pepper paste)
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tsp dried parsley
1/2 tsp dried red pepper flakes more or less if you like/don’t like spicy
00:00:10 – How do you make garlic butter shrimp?
1️⃣00:00:27 – How to season shrimp.
2️⃣00:00:40 – Add 2 tablespoons butter to a hot skillet set over medium high heat. Let melt and coat the bottom of the pan.
3️⃣00:00:58 – Once butter is melted, add the shrimp to the skillet.
4️⃣00:01:10 – Add garlic paste and red pepper paste to the pan. Stir to combine. Add to taste, the more red pepper paste you add the spicier your shrimp will be.
5️⃣00:01:28 – How long does it take shrimp to cook?
6️⃣00:01:42 – Add 1 tablespoon lemon juice (half a large lemon) and 2 tablespoons more butter to the pan.
7️⃣00:02:20 – Once butter is melted and sauce is made, stir in herbs.
8️⃣00:02:38 – What to serve with shrimp? Serve over pasta, rice, grits, or on their own.
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