Citrus Butter Shrimp


Get ready for Mother’s Day (May 13th) and impress Mom with an elegant, yet easy dish, so you can spend quality time with her instead of at the stove.

Serves 4

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 scallions, sliced on the bias (green and white parts divided)
  • 1 pound raw, deveined shrimp
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup lemon juice


Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and whites of scallions and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant. Add shrimp and season generously with salt and pepper.

Continue to cook shrimp, stirring occasionally, for about 2 minutes or until shrimp are opaque and curled in a C shape. Add butter and lemon juice to the pan and cook for another minute until sauce forms.

Serve over cooked linguine and garnish with scallion greens.