Garlicky Herbed Shrimp Recipe
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Garlicky Herbed Shrimp Recipe

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I love shrimp. Love garlic. Love herbs. Cook ’em in butter and what could be better? —Dave Levin, Van Nuys, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:36 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 36 servings


  • 2 pounds uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon

Nutritional Facts

1 shrimp equals 46 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 61 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; toss to combine. In a large skillet, heat 1/4 cup butter over medium-high heat. Add half of the shrimp mixture; cook and stir for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp turns pink. Transfer to a clean bowl.
  2. Repeat with remaining butter and shrimp mixture. Return cooked shrimp to pan. Stir in lemon juice; heat through. Stir in herbs. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Originally published as Garlicky Herbed Shrimp in Taste of Home December/January 2013, p52

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Reviewed Jul. 24, 2013

"Is it normally served hot or cold?"

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2013

"This recipe was very easy and very yummy. I would definitely make this again."

Reviewed Dec. 22, 2012

"This was absolutely delicious, it had so much flavor."

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