Garlic Butter Sauteed Shrimp

The easiest recipe for cooking shrimp. The shrimp is sauteed in garlic butter and lemon sauce and completely ready in 10 minutes. 
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword sauteed shrimp
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 320kcal
Author Valentina's Corner


  • 1 lb raw shrimp
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, 8 Tbsp
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced


  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp ground paprika
  • 1 lemon, to taste


  • Defrost shrimp and completely pat dry.  Devein the shrimp and remove the tail, optional.
  • Combine the ingredients for the seasoning: the Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and paprika.
  • In a bowl, coat the shrimp with the seasoning and mix well.
  • In a skillet, over medium heat, melt the butter and garlic, stirring frequently.
  • Add shrimp and cook 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Remove from heat and drizzle freshly squeezed lemon, mix to combine.
  • Enjoy.


Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 346mg | Sodium: 1175mg | Potassium: 90mg | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 2.6mg