Make our Mexican Restaurant-Style Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe at home for your family or next party. This favorite dish can be found on the menus of many Mexican Restaurants and is just as delicious made at home.
Photo by stu_spivack
Mexican Restaurant-Style Garlic Butter Shrimp
A Mexican Restaurant-Style Copycat Recipe
Although this recipe does not come from a specific restaurant, it will be instantly familiar to you from dishes you have enjoyed at your favorite local Mexican Restaurant.
Mexican Restaurant-Style Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe
- 6 medium-sized (16 - 20 count) Shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
- 1/4 cup Chicken Stock
- 1 teaspoon Corn Starch
- 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1 tablespoon chopped Garlic
- 3 tablespoons Butter melted
- 1/4 cup White Wine
- 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
- 3 tablespoons chopped Parsley
- Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper to taste
- In a cup or bowl, fully dissolve corn starch in chicken stock. Set aside.
- Add olive oil to a large skillet. Place over medium heat.
- When oil is hot and shimmering, add shrimp. Sauté shrimp until just pink. Do not overcook.
- Add garlic, butter, white wine, lemon juice and parsley. Continue to sauté, stirring, for a couple more minutes. Again, be sure not to overcook.
- Add prepared chicken stock. Heat, stirring, until warm and thickened slightly.
- Pour contents onto a serving plate or shallow bowl.
- Taste. Add salt and pepper, to taste.
- Serve hot as an appetizer or party favorite with slices of garlic bread.
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