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Baked Shrimp (with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce)

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This shrimp recipe couldn’t get any easier and you’ll be dreaming about this sauce! You get perfectly tender baked shrimp covered in a bright, rich sauce that’s perfect for sopping up with fresh crusty bread.  😉

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lbs extra large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic (3 cloves)
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Red pepper flakes, or to taste (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place shrimp in baking dish.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Add garlic and saute 30 seconds. Alternately melt butter with garlic in a small microwave safe dish in microwave. Stir lemon into butter mixture.
  3. Pour butter mixture over shrimp in baking dish, season with salt and pepper and red pepper flakes, toss shrimp then spread into an even layer.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until shrimp are cooked through (pink and opaque) about 9 – 13 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and serve warm, spooning sauce over shrimp.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 248Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 387mg129%
Sodium 353mg15%
Potassium 123mg4%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 535IU11%
Vitamin C 11.9mg14%
Calcium 215mg22%
Iron 3.1mg17%

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