Garlic Shrimp


prep 0:15       total 0:15


4 servings



4 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 head garlic, minced
1 lb. shrimp, frozen, precooked, peeled and devined
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper or
1/2 tsp. pepper
1-1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1 tbsp. milk or
heavy cream
1 tbsp. butter
1 tbsp. sweetened lime juice
Rice or
Desired vegetables


Preheat oil in medium-hot skillet. Throw in garlic. Let cook for 2 minutes. Add shrimp to skillet. Cover with pepper. Let cook for 5-6 minutes. Insert milk, cheese, butter and lime juice. Stir constantly for 5-6 minutes. Make sure cheese and butter are melted, and sauce is well mixed together. Serve with rice or pasta and steamed vegetables.

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7 Recipe Reviews


carmella reviewed Garlic Shrimp on February 12, 2000

This was awesome! I believe it should have five stars as well. Quick and light, this recipe is restaurant quality.


Diane reviewed Garlic Shrimp on February 15, 2000

I made this for my boyfriend for Valentine's Day. He simple devoured it. He said it was one of the best dishes yet, which I had made for him. Thank You so much for sharing this recipe with everyone. It was easy to make and tasted remarkable.


kathleen reviewed Garlic Shrimp on December 31, 2002

simple, quick and delicious. A few notes: I would never use pre-cooked shrimp and then cook it another 12 minutes. I used fresh shrimp and left the shell on as it the keeps the shrimp moist. Added more cayenne (a lot) since it was going on the shell and it came out perfectly (well, I may have put a little too much cayenne for some taste buds!) Highly recommended recipe!


Yusra reviewed Garlic Shrimp on April 23, 2003

Well done! Excellent! Gr8! now u have 5 stars which u've earned!!!!!

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Joan Egger reviewed Garlic Shrimp on July 6, 2003

When I added the parmesan and the milk and the butter, the parmesan turned into a big huge lump of 'cheese'. The more I tried to heat it 'to melt it', the worse it became. Otherwise it was very tasty, but don't think I will make it again due to the 'clumping factor', unless you can help me correct this problem.


einar reviewed Garlic Shrimp on January 8, 2000

Should have gave it 5 stars! It was fast and easy to make. And real good.


larachu reviewed Garlic Shrimp on August 7, 2005

Awesome! I put a bit more cayenne pepper in because my boyfriend is fond of spicy foods, and he hasn't stopped raving about this sauce ever since. I also used chicken - shrimps are expensive here, but it was really delicious!