Garlic Buttered Shrimp

Buttered shrimp is a delicious seafood dish that is popular around the world. It consists of succulent shrimp cooked in a buttery and garlicky sauce that is bursting with flavor. The dish is easy to prepare and makes for a satisfying meal.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 5


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • Melt butter in a large pan over medium heat.
  • Add garlic and sauté for about 1 minute or until fragrant.
  • Add the shrimp, paprika, salt, and black pepper to the pan.
  • Cook the shrimp for 2-3 minutes on each side or until they turn pink.
  • Add the parsley and lemon juice to the pan and stir to combine.
  • Serve hot with rice or crusty bread.
Keyword Filipino cuisine, garlic buttered shrimp, spicy buttered shrimp

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