Microwave Shrimp in Garlic Butter

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

When I can catch it on sale, I love to pick up a big bag of shrimp and indulge myself. This is a great quickie meal that is good to have even when it's just you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Microwave butter 30 to 45 seconds on high until melted.
  2. Add garlic powder and parsley flakes.
  3. Separate shrimp: Place in a glass pie dish.
  4. Pour butter mixture over shrimp. Cover tightly with plastic.
  5. Microwave 5 to 8 minutes, until shrimp are opaque. Stir every 2 minutes.
  6. Let stand covered 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
  7. Serve with rice or pasta.


Most Helpful

This is a good weeknight meal I make often when Shrimp is on sale! LOL! Couldn't be easier or tastier! Thanks Amy!

Little Bee August 18, 2007

This is a nice, fast way to prepare shrimp. A soothing dish.

Debbie R. December 15, 2006

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