Pan-Fried Shrimp


This pan-fried shrimp recipe features small bay shrimp cooked on the stove with simple seasoning. You can add other seasonings if you like.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 pound shrimp


  • 8 tablespoons butter, divided

  • 1 pound peeled and deveined bay shrimp

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, divided

  • 1 pinch garlic salt, or to taste

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Melt 6 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over high heat. Add shrimp; cook and stir in hot butter until browned, about 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low.

  2. Stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice, garlic salt, salt, and pepper; cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in remaining 2 tablespoons butter and 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

292 Calories
24g Fat
0g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 292
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 234mg 78%
Sodium 483mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 173mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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