Lemon Butter Shrimp - Olive Branch Oil & Spice

Lemon Butter Shrimp

May 11, 2024

Quick and delicious shrimp cooked in butter, wine, lemon, garlic and capers.


  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined 

  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • 1/2 cup white wine

  • 2 cloves garlic, grated

  • 2 tablespoons capers

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • Pasta or crusty bread for serving


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and cook in the butter for a couple minutes per side until nearly cooked through. Remove from the skillet and set aside.

  2. To the skillet, add the wine and lemon juice and simmer for a couple minutes. Add the remaining butter, garlic, and capers and simmer for another 2 minutes then return the shrimp to the sauce.

  3. Serve over spaghetti or with crusty bread.

Takes 15 minutes

Serves 4

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