Let’s be honest, the last thing you want to do at the end of a busy day is to spend hours making dinner. You have laundry to do, kids to take care of and a glass of wine that needs your attention. This Garlic Butter Shrimp and Rice recipe is what you make when you’re looking for a delicious meal that comes together quick. 20 minutes is all you need to have this tasty dish on the table.
To make this you’re going to want to use a large skillet that will hold all the ingredients (everything gets tossed into the one pan). We used the Ballarini Treviso Sautee Pan with Lid. This white ceramic non-stick fry pan will be one of your most impressive kitchen items! It works with gas, electric and induction stove tops AND is dishwasher safe! Added bonus: everything looks beautiful when cooked on the white surface.
- 1 cup dry rice
- 6 tbsp butter
- 3-4 garlic gloves, minced
- 1 bag extra large, cooked, peeled, deveined shrimp
- 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
- 3 tbsp skim milk
- 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Shredded parmesan cheese for garnish, optional
Prepare rice according to the package directions.
In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-heat.
Add garlic and cook for 3 minutes, or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. You don’t want to burn the garlic.
Stir in the shrimp and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
Add prepared rice to the skillet and mix until well combined.
Add cheese, milk, parsley, salt and pepper; mix and stir for 1 to 2 minutes, or until creamy and heated through.
Remove from heat.
Garnish with parmesan cheese.
Serve and enjoy!
Do you know someone who loves shrimp? Make sure to share this recipe with them!
Watch our video below that shows you how to make this Garlic Butter Shrimp and Rice.