Garlic Butter Shrimp


Delicious, satisfying, and oh-so-comforting garlic butter shrimp. Serve over rice or pasta.

close up view of Garlic Butter Shrimp served with rice and broccoli on a plate
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
8 servings


  • ½ cup butter

  • 2 pounds frozen medium shrimp

  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder, or more to taste

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet or wok over medium-low heat. Add shrimp; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink, about 5 minutes. Mix in garlic powder.

  2. Whisk water and cornstarch together in a bowl to make a slurry. Pour into the skillet and stir until butter sauce thickens, 3 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

204 Calories
13g Fat
3g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 204
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 203mg 68%
Sodium 301mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 188mg 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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