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Garlic Shrimp

James Carrier
Yield Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings
Prepare an easy shrimp appetizer that's sure to satisfy your guests' cravings during happy hour.


  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 pound peeled, deveined shrimp (26 to 30 per lb.), rinsed
  • 1/3 cup dry sherry or dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes
  • Salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 158
  • caloriesfromfat 56 %
  • protein 12 g
  • fat 9.9 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • carbohydrate 2.3 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • sodium 86 mg
  • cholesterol 86 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium-high heat, stir garlic in olive oil just until it begins to turn gold, 2 to 3 minutes. Add shrimp and stir until almost completely pink, about 2 minutes.

  2. Add sherry, parsley, and hot chili flakes and stir often until shrimp are barely opaque but still moist-looking in center of thickest part (cut to test), about 1 minute. Add salt to taste. Pour into a serving dish or individual bowls.