Sauteed Shrimp

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Pan sauteed shrimp seasoned with minimal seasonings sauteed in garlic butter and lemon. The perfect balance of flavors that are great to serve for a simple dinner, an appetizer or as a side dish.

Serve this easy recipe with Easy fried rice and lemon pepper chicken wings for the perfect meal!

How to Sauteed Shrimp

How to Sauteed Shrimp :
This garlic shrimp with butter and seasonings is so easy to make. Once you try it, the recipe will become a regular on the menu.

Devein and remove the tail of shrimp .
In a bowl, combine the seasonings. Whisk together the salt, pepper, and paprika.
In a skillet, add the butter and garlic, saute until the garlic is fragrant , stirring frequently.
Add seasoned shrimp and cook 2-3 minutes per side over medium heat.
Remove from heat and drizzle freshly squeezed lemon over the entire dish.

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I love shrimp recipes and one of the easiest ways to cook shrimp is a simple saute on the skillet.

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Sauteed Shrimp

  • large pan
Pan sauteed shrimp seasoned with minimal seasonings sauteed in garlic butter and lemon.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sauteed Shrimp recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 224kcal
Author: Luda huang


  • large pan


  • 1 lb raw shrimp Devein the shrimp and remove the tail,
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon to taste


  • shrimp pat dry. Devein the shrimp and remove the tail, optional.
  • Place the butter in a large pan and melt over medium high heat. Add the shrimp , garlic cloves and season with salt, pepper . stirring .
  • shrimp and cook 2-3 minutes per side. until shrimp are pink and opaque.
  • Stir in the lemon juice and parsley, then serve.


Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 316mg | Sodium: 1174mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 178mg | Iron: 3mg

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