Are you looking for a tasty protein recipe? Try making these garlic shrimp. They make a great little side dish for dinner, or a great topping on salad and zucchini noodles. Either way, you will not be disappointed.
Prep Time: 5 minutes.
Cook Time: 10 minutes.
Makes: 4 servings.
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
10 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 pound large or jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed if desired
3/4 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Heat the olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until softened but not browned. About 5 minutes.
Add the shrimp in a single layer, raise the heat to medium-high, and sprinkle on the salt, pepper, paprika, and cayenne.
Cook until the shrimp turn pink on the bottom, 2-3 minutes.
Flip and cook until the shrimp are opaque throughout, another 2-3 minutes. Serve hot.