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Garlic Butter Shrimp Skillet

This go-to shrimp recipe for Garlic Butter Shrimp Skillet makes an easy and quick meal that looks fancy. In just a few minutes, your shrimp will be perfectly cooked with garlic butter seasoning. 
Course dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword butter, garlic, shrimp
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
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Servings 4 people
Calories 234kcal


  • 2 tbsp. olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 lb shrimp raw, peeled and deveined
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 4 tbsp grass-fed butter melted — use Ghee if you're doing Whole30
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Juice of 1 lemon or more, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped


  • In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add shrimp, salt and pepper.
    overhead view of a cast iron skillet containing raw shrimp
  • Cook until pink for about 3 minutes. Don’t forget to stir occasionally. Set aside.
    close up of cooked shrimp
  • Add garlic to the skillet, and cook and stir few times for about 1 minute. Add butter, Italian seasoning and lemon juice.
    overhead view of cast iron skillet containing melted butter, garlic, lemon juice and spices.
  • Stir in shrimp and gently toss everything to combine. Cook for another minute.
    overhead view of a cast iron skillet containing shrimp
  • Serve immediately, garnished with fresh parsley.
    close up of garlic butter shrimp



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Serving: 1/4 | Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 203mg | Sodium: 554mg | Potassium: 12mg | Sugar: 1g