Baked Butter Garlic Shrimp
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Quick and simple way to bake flavorful shrimp with no fuss. Toss with Pasta or use butter sauce as a dip for crusty bread. Yum!
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Seafood
Serves: 5-6
  • 1 lb raw medium-sized shrimp, peeled and cleaned
  • 5 tbsp butter, softened
  • 3-4 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • salt and fresh ground pepper
  • Fresh or dried parsley for garnish (optional)
  • Lemon wedges, for serving (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Smear butter evenly over the bottom of a large baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle the crushed garlic over the butter.
  4. Add the shrimp, trying not to overlap, if possible.
  5. Sprinkle everything with salt and pepper.
  6. Bake for 7 minutes, and then stir/turn the shrimp and bake for 7-10 more minutes or until shrimp is done.
  7. Garnish with parsley, if desired, and squeeze a lemon wedge over it (optional).
  8. Enjoy!
Recipe by Real Life Dinner at