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    Microwave Shrimp in Garlic Butter

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Redneck Epicurean's Note:

    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.

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    Directions:

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

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 18, 2007

      55

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

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    • on December 15, 2006

      35

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

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    Nutritional Facts for Microwave Shrimp in Garlic Butter

    Serving Size: 1 (200 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 374.9
     
    Calories from Fat 223
    59%
    Total Fat 24.8 g
    38%
    Saturated Fat 15.0 g
    75%
    Cholesterol 392.5 mg
    130%
    Sodium 545.7 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.6 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.2 g
    0%
    Protein 35.9 g
    71%

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