Garlicky Herbed Shrimp

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


about 3 dozen

Updated: Feb. 15, 2022
I love shrimp. Love garlic. Love herbs. Cook ’em in butter and what could be better? —Dave Levin, Van Nuys, California
Garlicky Herbed Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 8 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 until shrimp turn pink, 4-5 minutes. 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 shrimp: 46 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 61mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat.

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