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Garlic Butter Shrimp

Garlic Butter Shrimp will be your new go to dinner for busy nights. This easy recipe only takes 30 minutes to make and tastes like it came from a restaurant!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Seafood
Keyword garlic butter shrimp
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 434 kcal
Susanne Susanne


  • 2 lbs shrimp peeled
  • 8 tablespoons butter divided
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • parsley for garnish


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat melt two tablespoons of butter. 

  2. Add garlic to skillet and cook for about a minute or until fragrant

  3. Next add the shrimp to skillet and season with salt and pepper. Cook until they are pink and no longer translucent.  

  4. Lower heat to low Melt the remaining butter before adding chicken broth bring to a boil cover and reduce heat. Simmer for five minutes. 

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Butter Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 434 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 632mg211%
Sodium 2034mg88%
Potassium 212mg6%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 700IU14%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 342mg34%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.