Easy Garlic Butter Shrimp


Easy Garlic Butter Shrimp
Ingredients

  • 2 pounds extra large or jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • Pinch freshly chopped parsley, for garnish (optional)
  • Lemon wedges, for serving (optional)

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Place the shrimp on a baking sheet and toss with the olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic.
  3. Roast for 6-8 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and just cooked through.
  4. Immediately add the butter directly on the hot baking sheet and stir until melted.
  5. Transfer the shrimp and butter sauce to a serving dish and sprinkle with a bit of fresh parsley, if desired.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges.
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