Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Garlic Butter Shrimp

4 servings

servings

10 minutes

active time

20 minutes

total time

Ingredients

8 tablespoons unsalted butter (divided)

1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)

5 cloves garlic (minced)

1/4 cup chicken stock

3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Directions

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Add shrimp, salt and pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, about 2-3 minutes; set aside.

Stir in garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute.

Stir in chicken stock and lemon juice. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half, about 1-2 minutes.

Stir in remaining 6 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon at a time, until melted and smooth.

Stir in shrimp and gently toss to combine.

Serve immediately, garnished with parsley leaves, if desired.

4 servings

servings

10 minutes

active time

20 minutes

total time
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