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Garlic Shrimp


Garlicky sauteed shrimp and a last-minute sprinkle of Parmesan completes any meal.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2007


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left intact
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and red-pepper flakes; cook, stirring, until garlic is fragrant and golden (but not brown), about 30 seconds. Add shrimp; raise heat to medium-high, and cook, stirring often, until shrimp are opaque, 1 to 2 minutes. Add butter, and stir to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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  • afcribeiro
    18 FEB, 2017
    Martha, add a spoon of scotch while cooking the shrimps and tour friends will run to buy more shrimps for another turn :)
  • rotsol
    7 JUL, 2010
    I make this with chicken instead of shrimp, leave out the butter and garnish with chopped peanuts and a spritz of lime juice - mmm, mmm good !