Garlic Shrimp

Contributor: Emily Dingmann

When you need a quick protein, Garlic Shrimp is the way to go. It requires very little prep and cooks in no time.

  • Author: Emily Dingmann
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1 lb. raw shrimp, thaw if necessary
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • ½ lemon


  1. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. To the pan, add minced garlic and cook, stirring frequently until fragrant. It only needs about a minute, so be careful not to burn it.
  3. Add shrimp to the pan and cook for about 4-6 minutes, until shrimp is cooked through and opaque. Don’t overcook.

Remove from heat squeeze lemon over shrimp and sprinkle with fresh parsley.