Creamy Garlic Butter Shrimp

This delightful recipe combines succulent shrimp in a rich, creamy garlic butter sauce. It’s a perfect combination of flavors with a hint of white wine and fresh parsley. Great for a quick weeknight dinner or an elegant meal to impress guests. Serve it over pasta, rice, or with crusty bread to soak up the delicious sauce. Minimal ingredients and maximum taste in under 20 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb (450g) shrimp, deveined and tails removed
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove shrimp and set aside.
  2. Add garlic to the skillet and sauté for about 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Pour in the white wine and simmer until reduced by half, about 2 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to low, add heavy cream, and bring to a gentle simmer. Stir in parmesan cheese until melted and smooth.
  5. Return shrimp to the skillet and cook for another 1-2 minutes until heated through.
  6. Stir in parsley, lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Serve immediately over pasta, rice, or with crusty bread.

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