This Garlic Shrimp recipe has only 5 ingredients. If you’re looking for a quick and light dinner, this is a tasty contender. A side of rice and a fresh vegetable is all you need to add for a complete, satisfying meal!
|Prep time||30 minutes|
|Cook time||5 minutes|
|Total time||35 minutes|
|Dietary||Diabetic, Gluten Free|
|Meal type||Main Dish|
|Slightly adapted from recipe on||J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on Serious Eats|
These tender shrimp are sexy wrapped in garlic-infused olive oil and have the perfect amount of spice to grab your attention.
- 1 Lbs. shrimp (raw, peeled, deveined)
- 6 Cloves garlic (3 cloves minced; 3 cloves thinly sliced)
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup fresh parsley (minced)
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
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|Place shrimp in bowl with 3 tablespoons olive oil, 3 minced cloves garlic and crushed red pepper. Allow to marinate at room temperature for 15-30 minutes.|
|Heat remaining olive oil in saute pan over medium heat. Add sliced garlic and allow to infuse oil for 3-5 minutes.|
|Increase heat to medium high and add shrimp. Cook while tossing until just done, which will take only about 2 minutes, depending on size of the shrimp. Cooked shrimp is pink and opaque.|
|Add parsley. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve while piping hot!|
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