Garlic Butter Shrimp Scampi

Made in just 20 min from start to finish! The garlic butter sauce is TO DIE FOR – so buttery, so garlicky/lemony + so perfect!

10 minutes10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium shallot, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, shallot and red pepper flakes, and cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add shrimp; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until pink and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Stir in parsley, lemon juice and lemon zest.
  4. Serve immediately.

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