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Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe

Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe

Garlic and lemon lend a pleasant flavor to these speedy sauteed shrimp from Sheryll Hughes-Smith of Brandon, Mississippi. "I like to serve them over wild rice mix from a box," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a large skillet, saute the shrimp and garlic in butter for 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Add the lemon juice; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without rice): 191 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 199mg cholesterol, 309mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 18g protein.

Reviews for Garlic Butter Shrimp

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Hannah0418 User ID: 1795891 97288
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2011

"butter, garlic & lemon - perfect combination for shrimp."

shecooksalot User ID: 5888460 55207
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2011

"What a fast, great recipe! We made this for dinner and everyone loved it. I think I might add some different seasonings on it (just my personal preference). Really easy to make!!!"

sydonia User ID: 1415865 97285
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2011


ktanchor User ID: 3918364 59843
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2009

"This is yummy - so lite and easy to make. My husband wants this again, soon!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.