Easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp Recipe
This Easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp can be made in less than 15 minutes and is the perfect combination of shrimp, butter, lemon and garlic.
- 16 ounces angel hair pasta (cooked according to package directions)
- ¼ cup butter divided
- 4 teaspoons minced garlic
- 2 pounds shrimp peeled and deveined
- salt and pepper to taste
- 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley for garnish
Cook pasta according to package directions; set aside.
Melt 2 Tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
Add shrimp and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Cook shrimp, stirring occasionally for 5-6 minutes or until just pink.
Add remaining 2 Tablespoons butter and lemon juice and cook for 2-3 more minutes, or until butter is melted and everything is well combined.
Garnish with fresh parsley and serve over cooked pasta.
Calories: 504kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 401mg | Sodium: 1248mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 293IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 242mg | Iron: 4mg