For all the shrimp lovers! If you try this recipe, we assure that you will make it time and time again. We love to serve this with crusty bread for dipping.
Sizzling Lemon Garlic Shrimp
- Prep Time
- Cook Time
- Difficulty Level Easy
- (3.2 /5)
- 17 ratings
- 1 pound raw shrimp, shells removed and deveined
- ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 Tablespoon butter
- 1 leek, sliced thin (white only)
- 6 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 lemon
- Salt, to taste
- Sauté leeks in olive oil/butter mixture and a pinch of salt until soft. Add garlic, sauté for 1 minute more.
- Add shrimp and cook until pink. Remove from heat. Squeeze on lemon juice from half a lemon. Salt, to taste.
- Serve immediately. Drizzle remaining juices from pan on each plateful of shrimp. Serve with lemon wedges and crusty bread (to sop up the oil).
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