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Garlic Butter Shrimp

Easy weeknight Garlic Butter Shrimp recipe loaded with fresh herbs, creole seasoning, lemon, paprika and garlic. This can be served over pasta, rice, and crusty bread. In just 15 minutes, you can have a delicious, buttery, garlicky, and creamy main dish ready to go.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Calories 309 kcal


  • lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp creole seasoning
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • juice of ½ lemon or more to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Season shrimp lightly with Creole seasoning and salt. In a large skillet, heat butter on medium-heat. Sauté the shrimp in the butter for 3-5 minutes per side.
  • Throw in minced garlic and continue to stir for a few minute, or till fragrant. Then add paprika and thyme, oregano and lemon juice. Finally, add chicken stock.
  • Bring to a boil, then let it simmer for 2-3 minutes. Add parsley, adjust salt and pepper to taste. Serve with pasta, rice, and other vegetables
Keyword Garlic Butter Shrimp