Creamy Garlic Shrimp Recipe: The Best Thing You'll Eat All Week by 30Seconds Food

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Creamy Garlic Shrimp Recipe: The Best Thing You'll Eat All Week

Succulent shrimp are cooked in a garlicy, Parmesan cream sauce that is insanely delicious. This easy, creamy shrimp recipe is on the table in about 20 minutes. If you make this seafood dish, it will most likely be the best thing you'll eat for the rest of the week – or month. Or year? It is that good.

To prepare this shrimp recipe, season the shrimp with salt and black pepper, and cook in olive oil until just cooked through. Remove the shrimp to a plate. The creamy sauce is made in the same skillet with butter, garlic, white wine, heavy cream, grated Parmesan and chopped fresh parsley. Put the shrimp back in the sauce and heat through.

Serve this rich, creamy garlic shrimp recipe with rice or mashed potatoes to soak up the incredible sauce. This recipe will be on repeat.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 5 - 6 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan 
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

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Recipe Notes

  • Not sure to how clean shrimp? It's easy! Rinse the shrimp under cold water. If you bought shrimp with heads on, carefully remove the head (some recipes do call for shrimp with heads on). Carefully remove the legs. Remove the shell. You can remove the tail now or leave it on. That is based on personal preference and the recipe you are making. Carefully run a sharp knife just on the surface of the back and rinse out the vein. 

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and season with salt and pepper. Cook about 2 minutes per side or until they are cooked through. Remove to a plate.
  2. Add the butter to the skillet. Cook the garlic about 30 seconds. Add the wine and cook, stirring, about 1 minute.
  3. Pour in the heavy cream. Add the Parmesan cheese. Stir and bring to a gentle simmer. Reduce the heat to low and cook until thickened, about 2 minutes. 
  4. Put the shrimp into the sauce. Toss. Garnish with parsley. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 512

Total Fat: 35.3g

Saturated Fat: 18.8g

Cholesterol: 560mg

Sodium: 2843mg

Total Carbohydrate: 3.5g

Dietary Fiber: 0.1g

Total Sugars: 4.2g

Protein: 46.4g

Vitamin D: 29mcg

Calcium: 410mg

Iron: 2mg

Potassium: 67mg

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Donna John
I would pay an insane amount of money if someone would bring me jumbo shrimp right now, the only thing I'm missing for this recipe. We are hunkered down because of the winter storm hitting, but I could tear up a bowl of this. My stomach is growling.
Elisa Schmitz
Unbelievable. So easy, so delicious. Yes, please!
Gristwired
Do you think it is just half of everything for a 1 pd bag of shrimp, it's just me eating.
Donna John
Yes. Or you could make it the same and have lots of that delicious sauce! Maybe use it over a chicken breast or potatoes. Rice?
Marjorie Davis
To Gristwired: If you are using half of the main ingredient then you should reduce everything else by half to keep it consistent.

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