Baked Butter Garlic Shrimp

Baked Butter Garlic Shrimp

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Total time 30 mins
Author: Maria
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Seafood
Serves: 5-6

Quick and simple way to bake flavorful shrimp with no fuss. Garlic and butter Shrimp. Toss with Pasta or use butter sauce as a dip for crusty bread. Yum!


  • 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and cleaned
  • 5 tbsp softened butter
  • 3-4 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • salt and fresh ground pepper
  • fresh or dried parsley for garnish
  • Lemon wedges, for serving if desired


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Smear butter evenly over the bottom of the baking dish
  3. Sprinkle the crushed garlic over the butter
  4. Add the shrimp, try not to overlap if possible
  5. Sprinkle everything with salt and pepper
  6. Bake for 7 minutes and then stir/turn the shrimp and bake for 7-10 more minutes or until shrimp is done.
  7. Garnish with pasley if desired and squeeze a lemon wedge over it if desired.
  8. Serve as a side with steak or toss the cooked shrimp and butter sauce with pasta. If you do this cook the pasta while the shrimp is cooking for a quick meal.