Garlic Herb Butter Shrimp

Picture yourself by the coastline, the gentle ocean breeze playing with your hair as you anticipate a truly divine culinary experience. That’s what Garlic Herb Butter Shrimp is all about – a dish that combines the freshness of the sea with the aromatic delight of herbs and the richness of butter. With each succulent bite, you’re transported to the idyllic world where land and sea meet in a harmonious symphony of flavors.


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for serving


  1. Mix the melted butter, minced garlic, chopped parsley, dried oregano, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper in a bowl to create the marinade.
  2. Add the peeled and deveined shrimp to the marinade, tossing to coat. Let it marinate for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the marinated shrimp and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side until they turn pink and opaque.
  4. Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the shrimp while cooking.
  5. Remove from heat and serve the Garlic Herb Butter Shrimp with additional lemon wedges.

Prep time: 25 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Garlic Herb Butter Shrimp is a mouthwatering dish that combines succulent shrimp with a flavorful marinade of garlic, butter, and aromatic herbs. This recipe brings the essence of the ocean to your plate, creating a sensory symphony that transports you to the seaside.

Nutrition information: Calories: 240; Total Fat: 14g; Cholesterol: 230mg; Sodium: 420mg; Total Carbohydrates: 2g; Protein: 24g

Picture yourself savoring each bite, the garlic-infused butter dancing on your taste buds, while the shrimp offers a delightful contrast of tenderness. The gentle hint of oregano and red pepper flakes adds just the right amount of complexity to the dish, making it an experience worth sharing with loved ones. Whether it’s a cozy dinner for two or a gathering by the sea, Garlic Herb Butter Shrimp is the embodiment of culinary artistry and the joy of simple, fresh ingredients coming together.