Quick & Healthy: Sautéed Shrimp Recipe

This is a quick, easy and even healthy dinner idea. I made a salad and sauteed some shrimp for a great weeknight meal. Did you know that shrimp are really good for you? Like, really.

Here is what you need:

  • 1 pound of raw (de-veined if possible) shrimp
  • 2 tsp of garlic (I used the chopped garlic in the jar that you can buy)
  • 2 tablespoons of butter (you can just use olive oil if you want but I like the extra flavor)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil (you might need more, just judge when you start cooking)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

(feeds 3 people)

Place all ingredients in a bowl and toss. I did this while my daughter was napping and threw it in the fridge but you can do it right before you cook it too.
Grab a large skillet and pour the shrimp mixture in. I had to do it in two rounds since my pan wasn’t large enough.

Once you see them getting a little pink, turn them over. It only takes couple minutes. They will be more firm but they shouldn’t be super hard which means they are overdone.

Place them on a plate, make a salad and you are in business!

I made another shrimp recipe recently too, click here if you are in the mood for some shrimp scampi!

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