Garlic Shrimp

This image courtesy of Joseph DeLeo

6 servings

Cooking Methodsauteeing



Total Timeunder 15 minutes

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Kid FriendlyYes

One Pot MealYes

OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Family Get-together

Recipe Coursetapas/small plates

Five Ingredients or LessYes


Taste and Texturegarlicky, spiced


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¾ pound small or medium shrimp, in their shells
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 dried red chili pepper, cut in 3 pieces, seeds removed
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced parsley


  1. Heat the oil and butter in a shallow casserole. Add the shrimp and garlic and sauté over high heat about 3 minutes. Add the lemon juice, sherry, paprika, chili pepper, salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately, preferably in the cooking dish.


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