Garlic Butter Shrimp

Garlic Butter Shrimp

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  • 1

    stick unsalted butter divided

  • pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste

  • 5

    cloves of garlic minced

  • ¼

    cup chicken stock

  • Juice of 1 lemon, or more to taste

  • 2

    Tbls. chopped fresh parsley


Melt 2 Tbsl butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp, salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until pink; about 2-3 minutes; set aside. Add garlic to skillet, and cook, stirring frequently until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in chicken stock and lemon juice. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until reduced by half, about 1/2 minutes. Stir in remaining 6 Tbls. butter, 1 Tbls. at a time, unit melted and smooth. Stir in shrimp and gently toss to combine. Serve immediately, garnished with parsley leaves.


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