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  • 2 pounds - large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoons - kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoons - cracked black pepper
  • 6 tablespoons - unsalted butter, divided
  • 4 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cups - fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cups - chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • - lemon wedges, optional, for garnish
  • - pasta or steamed vegetables, optional, for serving with
  • Directions:

    In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add garlic to skillet and cook about 1 minute. Add shrimp, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 minute without stirring.

    Continue cooking until shrimp begin turning pink (about 2-3 minutes). Remove shrimp from pan and set aside.

    Add lemon juice to skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until liquid is reduced by half. Add remaining butter and cook until melted. Add 1/2 of parsley. Stir to combine.

    Add shrimp back into the pan, and stir. Cook until shrimp are opaque, about 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Top with remaining parsley and serve with a lemon wedge if desired.

    Serve over pasta or steamed vegetables and enjoy!

    Brief Description

    Sauteed shrimp simmered in butter with lemon and garlic; serve over pasta or steamed vegetables.

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    Category:  Fish or seafood

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 12 min



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    February 17, 2018

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