2021-11-18 05:03:37 UTC
1/3 cup butter, divided
4 cloves garlic, minced (or one tablespoon)
1 3/4 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Juice of half a lemon or more if desired
2 tablespoons water
Fresh chopped parsley to garnish
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add
the garlic and cook about 1 minute.
Fry shrimp and add salt and pepper to taste. Cook 2 minutes on one
side, stirring occasionally. Flip shrimp and cook 2 minutes longer or
until just turning pink
Add remaining butter, lemon juice and water. Cook,stirring, until
butter melts and shrimp are cooked through (do not overcook them)
Remove from heat, taste, adjust lemon juice, salt or pepper if needed
Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve over rice or pasta.
This was our dinner tonight. My husband ate it all without talking
and then said it was good.
I really like shrimp and this was a simple way to prepare them.
For me, I would add more lemon juice.