The Perfect 10-Minute Garlic Butter Shrimp

The Perfect 10-Minute Garlic Butter Shrimp

Picture this: a busy weeknight, you’re craving something delicious and satisfying, but you’re short on time. That’s where our 10-Minute Garlic Butter Shrimp recipe comes to the rescue. With just a handful of ingredients and minimal effort, you can have a gourmet-worthy dish on your table in no time.


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Heat the butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the minced garlic and red pepper flakes, sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
  3. Add the shrimp to the skillet and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side, until they turn pink and opaque.
  4. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve hot with lemon wedges.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This 10-Minute Garlic Butter Shrimp recipe is a lifesaver for busy weeknights. Succulent shrimp are cooked in a flavorful garlic butter sauce with a hint of red pepper flakes for a touch of heat. Serve with lemon wedges for a zesty kick. It’s quick, easy, and irresistibly delicious!

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 220 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 18g

Picture yourself enjoying this delightful dish – the aroma of garlic filling the air as you savor each bite of succulent shrimp. The combination of buttery richness and a hint of spice from the red pepper flakes makes this recipe a standout. Plus, it’s a breeze to prepare, so you can enjoy a gourmet meal without spending hours in the kitchen.
Whether you’re serving it as a quick weeknight dinner or impressing guests at a dinner party, The Perfect 10-Minute Garlic Butter Shrimp is a recipe you’ll turn to again and again. So, the next time you’re short on time but craving something extraordinary, give this recipe a try and delight your taste buds!

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