Butter Braised Shrimp

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Servings: 4 to 6
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 6 min
Difficulty: Easy

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8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined


Combine the butter, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the mixture, stirring constantly, until the butter melts, about 1 minute.

Stir in the shrimp. Cover the pan and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are just opaque, about 5 minutes.

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My Dearest Paula, All of your dishes are so delicious!! You make Cooking so easy and fun!! You are truly blessed with a wonderful gift of food and fellowship. May God continue to bless you and your family. Sending much love and prayers your way. Tracy Harrison

By Anonymous on July 09, 2013


this is a greatshrimp recipe it taste great and its fast and simple for a in a hurry supper idea

By natasha robinson on February 06, 2013

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