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Spanish Garlic Shrimp

May 13, 2010


  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 lb. uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 to 1 jalepeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice


In 12-inch skillet, melt 1 tbsp of butter over high heat and cook shrimp with salt 2 minutes or until shrimp are almost pink, turning once. Remove shrimp and set aside. In same skillet, melt remaining butter over medium-low heat and cook garlic and jalapeno pepper, stirring occasionally for 1 minute. Return shrimp to skillet. Stir in cilantro and lime juice and heat 30 seconds or until shrimp turn pink.

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