Spicy Cold Garlic Shrimp

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

From my hand written cards in my recipe box-unknown source.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil and butter in a large skillet.
  2. Add garlic and onion and cook over low heat for 3 minutes without browning the garlic.
  3. Add shrimp and pepper flakes.
  4. Increase heat to medium and cook, tossing constantly, 3 minutes or until shrimp just turn pink and begin to curl.
  5. Transfer shrimp and sauce to bowl.
  6. Add lemon juice, salt and parsley; toss well and cover.
  7. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving to blend flavors.


Most Helpful

We have a wine shop and I tried this for our Valentine's tasting and everyone loved it!!! I added more red pepper and used cilantro instead of parsley. I also was maybe a little heavy on the garlic and onion because I love them but just a little extra is always good : ) I put each on a skewer with a chunk of avocado.

Wine tastings February 16, 2013

I made this for an Easter appetizer and everyone loved it! I tripled the red pepper flake based on previous reviews. What a delicious, simple, "make ahead" recipe!

nancyelonide April 01, 2013

These really are delicious, but not spicy with this amount of red pepper. A problem that is easily remedied, and I like this recipe because the lemon isn't too lemony or tart (live with a lemon-hater). Thanks.

Weewah December 26, 2011

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