Garlic Shrimp Recipe

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This shrimp dish was insprired by our Puerto Vallarta vacation one year. It is very quick to cook, as well as versatile.
Use it as an entree paired with a few sides or it makes a great appetizer!

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Servings: 4


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  • 2-3 lbs. peeled , deveined med.-large sized shrimp
  • 2-3 tblsp. unsalted butter
  • 7-8 cloves fresh garlic chopped fine
  • 1-2 tblsp. Pico de Gallo seasoning
  • 1/2 Mexican chili powder
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • For a spicier version add your favorite Mexican pepper-Chipotle,Ancho chile. I like spicy Mexican seasonings at your local mexicana market.


  1. Season shrimp with dry ingredients, let stand for 20 mins. or overnight.
  2. Preheat a large 10"-12" non-stick frying pan or flat grill on med.high.
  3. Add butter,melt (do not brown butter).
  4. Add garlic, immediately add shrimp.
  5. Sauté shrimp in pan , add lemon juice, cook until shrimp turn pink.
  6. Voila! Just like that you're done.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 11g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 67  
Calories from Fat 65 97%
Total Fat 7.39g 9%
Saturated Fat 4.61g 18%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Potassium 14mg 0%
Total Carbs 0.69g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 0.06g 0%
Protein 0.14g 0%
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