Indulge in the exquisite flavors of Basil Lemon Buttered Shrimp – a delightful seafood dish that’s quick and easy to prepare. The combination of fresh basil, zesty lemon, and rich butter creates a symphony of tastes that will leave your taste buds wanting more.
Basil Lemon Buttered Shrimp
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
- Add shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side.
- Stir in chopped basil and lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper.
- Add butter to the skillet, allowing it to melt and coat the shrimp evenly.
- Remove from heat and serve immediately.
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 320, Fat 22g, Carbohydrates 2g, Protein 28g