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[Recipe] Lemon Butter Shrimp

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 lb raw shrimp shell on, de-veined
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped (or 2 tsp garlic powder)
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried
  • 2 tsp fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley optional


  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Spread the shrimp in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  • Chop the fresh herbs, if using fresh herbs.
  • Slice 2/3 of the lemon, reserving the last third of the lemon for juicing. Seed the slices.
  • Sprinkle the shrimp with the garlic. Layer the lemon slices on top, then sprinkle everything with the herbs.
  • Cut the butter into small pats and place them all over the shrimp.
  • Bake at 400F for 12-15 minutes, until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.
  • Remove the lemon slices from atop the shrimp and place them on a platter or in a large bowl. Drizzle with the butter in the pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Finally, add some fresh chopped parsley if you'd like. Mix.
  • Serve warm with bread.