Creamy Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp



Creamy Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

Creamy Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp is a delectable seafood dish that brings together the zesty tang of lemon, the richness of garlic butter, and succulent shrimp. This recipe is a delightful balance of flavors and textures, making it perfect for both special occasions and weeknight dinners.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Add the shrimp and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove them from the skillet and set aside.
  4. Deglaze the skillet with chicken broth, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom.
  5. Reduce the heat to low and add lemon juice, heavy cream, and chopped parsley. Stir and let it simmer until the sauce thickens, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet and toss them in the creamy lemon garlic butter sauce. Cook for an additional 2 minutes to heat through.
  7. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  8. Serve the Creamy Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp hot, garnished with extra parsley and lemon slices if desired.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Creamy Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp is a quick and easy recipe that delivers restaurant-quality flavor in the comfort of your own home. The combination of garlic, lemon, and butter creates a luscious sauce that coats perfectly cooked shrimp. Serve it over pasta, rice, or with crusty bread to soak up every bit of that creamy goodness.

Nutrition: Calories 280 | Fat 18g | Carbs 5g | Protein 24g

Make Creamy Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp tonight, and you’ll have a restaurant-worthy meal ready in no time. The creamy sauce, infused with the brightness of lemon and the richness of garlic butter, will have your taste buds dancing with delight. It’s a dish that’s sure to become a family favorite, and you’ll find yourself making it again and again.

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