Wednesday June 19th 2019

Garlic Shrimp with Rice

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Rating: 2.8/5 (4 votes cast)

Recipe: Garlic Shrimp with Rice

Summary: In this fragrant dish, the plump shellfish are infused with garlic and a touch of butter.


  • 2 teaspoons butter or margarine
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 pound large shrimp (about 25 per lb.), shelled and deveined
  • About 4 cups hot cooked rice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • Lemon wedges


  1. Melt butter in a wide nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add oil, garlic, water, and shrimp.
  3. Cook, stirring, until shrimp are just opaque but still moist in center; cut to test (3 to 4 minutes).
  4. To serve, spoon rice onto a platter or four dinner plates; spoon shrimp and pan juices over rice.
  5. Sprinkle with parsley.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper, then serve with lemon wedges.

Quick notes

Makes 4 servings.

Per serving: 403 calories (15% calories from fat), 24 g protein, 59 g carbohydrates, 6g total fat (2 g saturated fat) 145 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 5 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Calories: 403

Fat: 6 g

Protein: 24 g


Garlic Shrimp with Rice, 2.8 out of 5 based on 4 ratings
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