Easy Fiery lemon Shrimp is a delicious recipe that has a perfect bold, buttery, spicy flavor, with a just a hint of lemon flavor; that makes it perfect menu item for over white rice, quinoa, pasta, or even a nice fresh, crusty, french baguette.
Fiery Lemon Shrimp
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Easy Fiery lemon Shrimp is a delicious recipe that has a perfect bold, buttery, spicy flavor, with a just a hint of lemon flavor; that makes it perfect menu item for over white rice, quinoa, pasta, or even a nice fresh, crusty, french baguette.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: shrimp
Servings: 4
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons authentic olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces Spanish-style tomato sauce
  • 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 splash hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 pinch hot pepper flakes or to own taste
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper or to own taste
  • kosher salt to own taste
  • black pepper to own taste
  • 2 pounds large shrimp peeled, tails on
  • 2 lemons thinly sliced
  • chopped fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. Place a large deep metal skillet on medium heat, add 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter, 2 tablespoons of authentic olive oil and melt butter completely before adding 6 cloves of thinly sliced garlic. Cook for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add 8-ounces of Spanish-style tomato sauce, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce, a splash of hot sauce, 1 teaspoon of dried thyme, 1/2 of a teaspoon of oregano, to large metal skillet, 1/4 of a teaspoon of smoky paprika, a pinch of hot pepper flakes, kosher salt, and cracked black pepper,reduce heat to low, cook stirring occasionally, for 18-20 minutes.
  3. Add 2 pounds of cleaned, shells removed, tail-on large shrimp to metal skillet, gently toss in the sauce. Cook shrimp for about 5 minutes or till shrimp are no longer translucent looking in color.
  4. Remove from heat. Garnish with lemon slices, and chopped parsley. Let sit for about 5 minutes before serving with your choice of white rice, quinoa, pasta or a nice fresh, crusty, french baguette.