Basil Lemon Buttered Shrimp

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

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


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. Stir in chopped basil and lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Add butter to the skillet, allowing it to melt and coat the shrimp evenly.
  6. 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

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