Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp is packed full of flavour and ready on your table in under 10 minutes!
Keyword: Garlic Butter Shrimp
4clovesgarlic,minced (or 1 tablespoon)
1 3/4pounds(800 g) shrimp(or prawns), peeled and deveined, tails intact
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
Juice of half a lemon(about 2 tablespoons -- add more if desired)
Fresh chopped parsley,to garnish
Melt 2 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute).
Fry shrimp and add salt and pepper, to your taste. Cook 2 minutes on one side, while stirring occasionally. Flip and cook 2 minutes on the other side until JUST beginning to turn pink.
Add in the remaining butter, lemon juice and water. Cook, while stirring, until the butter melts and the shrimp have cooked through (do not over cook them). Take off heat. Taste test, and add more lemon juice, salt or pepper, if needed to suit your tastes.
Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve over rice or pasta.