Easy-Peasy Lemon Butter Shrimp

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


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the minced garlic and sauté for a minute until fragrant.
  2. Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink and opaque, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  3. Squeeze the lemon juice over the shrimp and sprinkle the lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Toss everything together to coat the shrimp evenly.
  4. Remove from heat and garnish with fresh parsley.
  5. 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!

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