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Lemon Garlic Butter Shrimp

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Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 -3
Author: Posh Journal


  • 12 pieces of extra-large shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4-5 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey or more according to your liking
  • 1 teaspoon chopped basil I used mydorot
  • tablespoons Optional: 2 coconut milk full fat
  • salt/pepper to taste


  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over hight heat. When it begins to smoke, place shrimp in a skillet and cook for one minute without stirring
  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper to taste
  • Stir in garlic and chopped basil, cook for about 1 minute
  • In a small mixing bowl, add lemon juice, honey and coconut milk quickly stir
  • Next stir in the lemon juice, coconut milk, honey mixture and 1/4 tablespoon butter
  • Cook until the butter is melted, then turn the heat to low and add the remaining butter
  • Keep stirring until the shrimp is well cooked, then stir in chopped parsley and turn off the heat.
  • Serve with rice, salad or quinoa with veggies of your choice.
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