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a skillet full of garlic parsley butter shrimp garnished with lemon wedges
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Garlic Parsley Butter Shrimp

This Garlic Parsley Butter Shrimp features gorgeous jumbo shrimp slathered in an exquisite garlic and parsley butter then baked to perfection. This delicious shrimp can be on your table in only 15 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: shrimp, shrimp recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 228kcal


  • 1 lb jumbo shrimp deveined, shells off except the tail
  • 1/4 cup butter unsalted
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper or to taste
  • 1 lemon juiced


  • Preheat oven to 425 F degrees.
  • Make compound butter: In a food processor add the butter, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper and pulse until it turns into a paste.
  • Prepare the shrimp with butter: Take half of the butter paste and place pieces of it on the bottom of a skillet. Arrange shrimp over the butter in the skillet then place the rest of the butter paste over the shrimp, making sure each shrimp has some butter on it.
  • Bake: Place skillet in oven and bake for about 10 minutes or until shrimp turns slightly pink and hot and bubbly. 
  • Drizzle with lemon juice and serve.


Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 316mg | Sodium: 1176mg | Potassium: 157mg | Vitamin A: 670IU | Vitamin C: 24.7mg | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 2.8mg