Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp have so much garlic flavor and are best served over a bed of white rice to soak up the garlic sauce. This easy appetizer or meal can be made in just minutes.
Keyword garlic shrimp
Prep Time 12minutes
Cook Time 6minutes
1/2teaspoonHawaiian sea salt,or any sea salt
1 1/2poundsmedium shrimp,peeled and deveined but leave tails on
3tablespoonsolive oil or vegetable oil, divided
Combine flour, paprika and salt in a bowl. Add shrimp and toss to coat. Set aside.
Place 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick pan. Heat over medium heat. Add garlic and cook just until it starts to turn golden. Remove garlic with a slotted spoon place in a bowl. Be sure to remove all of the garlic. Any left behind will burn.
Add remaining 2 tablespoons of oil to the butter and oil left in the pan. Heat over medium-high heat. Add half the shrimp. Cook just for about 1 minute per side. Remove to a paper towel lined plate.
Add a little more oil to pan if necessary and cook remaining shrimp. Remove shrimp from pan and wipe pan clean.
Add wine to pan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cut remaining butter in pieces and add to pan along with lemon juice. Once butter is melted, return garlic and shrimp to pan. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes.
Taste for seasoning and add additional salt if desired.Serve over white rice.
This recipe originally appeared on spicysouthernkitchen.com