Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

  • 1/3 cup butter, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced (or 1 tablespoon)
  • 1 3/4 pounds  shrimp (or prawns), peeled and deveined, tails intact
  • 2 teaspoons Spice & EZ seafood blend
  • Juice of half a lemon (about 2 tablespoons -- add more if desired)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Fresh chopped parsley, to garnish


  • Melt 2 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute). 
  • Fry shrimp and add Spice & EZ seafood blend to your taste. Cook 2 minutes on one side, while stirring occasionally. Flip and cook 2 minutes on the other side until JUST beginning to turn pink.
  • Add in the remaining butter, lemon juice and water. Cook, while stirring, until the butter melts and the shrimp have cooked through (do not over cook them). Take off heat. Taste test, and add more lemon juice, Spice & EZ seafood blend, if needed to suit your tastes.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve over rice or pasta.

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