Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

These easy to make lemon garlic butter shrimp are a weeknight-meal dream! This simple recipe requires a handful of ingredients and is relatively fuss-free, with little cleanup to boot!


– Butter – Garlic – Large shrimp – Sea salt and pepper – Lemon juice – Crushed chili peppers

Melt butter in a medium pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.


Add the prawn prawns, chili flakes, salt, and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring a few times.


Remove them from the heat as soon as they turn pink. Be careful not to overcook or they will turn rubbery. Stir in the lemon juice and cilantro.


Serve the prawns with lemon wedges on the side.


Since there are so few ingredients in this simple shrimp meal it's important you go for as fresh as possible. If your grocery store sells local, sustainably-harvested prawns, that's the way to go!

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