Baked Shrimp with a simple Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce – this recipe couldn’t get any easier and it’s perfect to serve as a holiday appetizer.

Shrimp provides nutrients such as vitamin B12, vitamin E, niacin and omega-3 fatty acids. Shrimp is also low in saturated fat making it a great dish to lose weight.

Garlic Shrimp with Lemon Sauce

  • 1 1/4 lbs extra large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup butter or ghee (Can also do 2 Tbsp. chicken broth or 2 Tbs healthy oil)
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic (3 cloves)
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Himalayan Pink Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes, or to taste (optional)
  • Fresh basil and/or parsley, chopped

Heat nonstick pan over medium heat. Mix of the broth with pepper, minced garlic, and other spices. Add to pan.
Cook less than a minute. Be sure not to burn the garlic. Add shrimp. Cook 3 minutes. Top with basil and serve.