Butter Braised Shrimp

  • Pin It
  • print
Recipe Courtesy of

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

Ingredients Add to grocery list

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.

Show: Paula's Best Dishes Episode: Butterlicious
          Watch Paula on Food Network

You May Also Like These Recipes:

You May Also Like These Articles:

  • Bobby’s Lighter Mushroom Burger Bobby’s Lighter Mushroom Burger Read More
  • The Deen Bros. Lighter Grilled Steak The Deen Bros. Lighter Grilled Steak Read More
  • On the Road Again: Tricks to Traveling with Food On the Road Again: Tricks to Traveling with Food Read More

Leave a Comment

Reader Comments:


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

My Recipe Box |

Paula's Upcoming Schedule

Recent Shows & Recipes