Garlic Shrimp from the Gilroy California Garlic Festivale

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by kmergirl

This garlic shrimp recipe is served at the Garlic Festival known as the "Garlic Capital of the World." in Gilroy, California. This simple shrimp recipe is a delicious and garlicky classic, and only takes a few minutes to cook.

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This was GREAT! This is restaurant quality and delicious! My little girl LOVED it. This is going right into regular rotation. Thanks, kmergirl.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make sure the shrimp are very well drained. Season with salt and fresh ground black pepper.
  2. Place a large skillet on high heat, and add the olive oil. When the oil is very hot, add the shrimp and sauté on high heat for 2 minutes, or until the shrimp is about halfway cooked.
  3. Add the garlic, and sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add the cold butter, reduce the heat to medium, and cook for another minute, or until the shrimp is cooked.
  5. Turn off the heat and stir in the parsley and lemon. Serve immediately.

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