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Chili Garlic Shrimp

These Chili Garlic Shrimp are incredibly easy to make, ready in less than 15 minutes, hot, spicy and so delicious! Serve these as an appetizer or as a light lunch over rice, or with a side of steamed veggies.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute meals, chili garlic shrimp, shrimp recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 242kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 1 lb large shrimp or jumbo, shelled and deveined
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 red chili peppers chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley fresh, chopped
  • ½ tsp sea salt or to taste
  • ½ tsp pepper or to taste


  • Add the olive oil and butter to a skillet and heat over high heat. 
  • Add the shrimp to the skillet and and arrange. Season it with salt and pepper. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the shrimp turns pink, golden and crispy, then flip over and sear for another 2 minutes. Season this side with salt and pepper as well.
  • Add the garlic, chilis, parsley and stir everything together. Cook for 30 seconds or until the garlic is aromatic.
  • Serve warm on its own, over rice or with steamed veggies.



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


Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 301mg | Sodium: 1177mg | Potassium: 198mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 705IU | Vitamin C: 43.1mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 3mg