Easy Extremely Garlic Shrimp Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Extremely Garlic Shrimp Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Easy Extremely Garlic Shrimp

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"This shrimp dish has a great and powerful garlic flavor. It's perfect with pasta or with rice. You can even add juice from a lemon for that extra zing!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir minced garlic until lightly browned. Add shrimp; season with garlic salt and garlic powder. Pour lemon juice over shrimp. Continue to cook and stir until shrimp are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, 5 to 10 minutes.
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Feb 07, 2013

I'm torn w/how to rate this recipe. As written, it would be inedible, due to extreme saltiness. I used about 1/2 lb of shrimp, and adjusted the salt/powder to 1 TBSP each, knowing it was still going to be too much, and it was. I cannot imagine this as written. That being said, assuming a typo and that it should be TEASPOONS, not TABLEspoons, this is excellent! I served it over pasta and it truly would have been inedible (because of the salt) had I not. If these were typos and the recipe is edited, I'll happily adjust my rating.

Jun 14, 2013

As the other reviewers, by using teaspoons instead of tablespoons, this recipe is Awesome.


4 Ratings

Sep 03, 2013

Changed the tablespoons to teaspoons and this was still too salty. Maybe will try again without the garlic salt.

May 19, 2013

i made this with penne pasta it was GREAT!! I use 3teaspoons instead of 3tablespoons


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  • Calories
  • 254 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 213 mg
  • 71%
  • Fat
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 20.1 g
  • 40%
  • Sodium
  • 4386 mg
  • 175%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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