Butter Braised Shrimp
By Paula Deen
- Prep time: 5 minutes
- Cook time: 6 minutes
- Servings: 4 to 6 servings
- 8 1 stick tablespoons unsalted butter
- 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 lb peeled and deveined large shrimp
Combine the butter, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the mixture, stirring constantly, until the butter melts, about 1 minute.
Stir in the shrimp. Cover the pan and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are just opaque, about 5 minutes.