Roasted Garlic Shrimp Recipe

This delicious and succulent Garlic Shrimp Recipe delivers a flavorful mix of garlic and butter! It’s splashed with white wine and has a buttery sauce that you dip slices of crusty french bread in. Plus it only takes 20 mins to make!

roasted garlic shrimp recipe in skillet

Why This Roasted Garlic Shrimp Recipe Is So Good

  • This Roasted Garlic Shrimp Recipe is adapted from a cookbook co – written by my friend, Jennifer Jeffrey, the owner of the famous A Stinking Rose: A Garlic Restaurant in Beverly Hills, California.
  • The recipe features lots of garlic and butter, and a white wine sauce that is wonderful to mop up with crusty french bread.
  • It only takes 20 minutes to make.
  • This recipe uses succulent giant freshwater prawns (you can use jumbo shrimp, instead).

Roasted Garlic Shrimp Ingredients

  • Shrimp: you can either use giant freshwater prawns or jumbo shrimp, shell-on
  • White Wine: you don’t need expensive wine, a good drinkable wine is fine.
  • Butter, Olive Oil
  • Shallot, Garlic
  • Herbs & Spices: Rosemary, Thyme, Crushed Red Pepper, Fresh Parsley
  • Crusty French Bread

How To Make This Roasted Garlic Shrimp Recipe – Step By Step

Sauté butter, shallots and garlic, thyme, rosemary, crushed red pepper flakes until fragrant. Add in the white wine and toss with shrimp. Roast shrimp in 400F oven for 6-8 minutes.

What To Serve With This Roasted Garlic Shrimp

This recipe is packed with flavor and has a buttery sauce you can mop up with some crusty bread, as a hearty appetizer. Or you could lay it on a bed of pasta for a substantial main dish. This recipe also works great with rice, such as Pineapple Fried Rice or Crispy Coconut Scallion Rice.

A Quick And Easy Recipe

I just love how easy this recipe is to make! Just 20 mins gives you a dish that feels like it’s been plated up in a high end restaurant. A real show stopper that’s perfect for entertaining and quick enough to be made for a weeknight family treat. 

Restaurant Quality

The original recipe for this Roasted Garlic Shrimp featured crab, instead of shrimp. This recipe is from Crab: Buying, Cooking, Cracking cookbook co-authored . The other authors, you ask? None other than the famous  Jennifer Jeffrey and Andrea Froncillo, exec chef of The Stinking Rose, a garlic restaurant in San Francisco and Beverly Hills.

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Top Tips For This Roasted Garlic Shrimp Recipe

  • You can use giant freshwater prawns or jumbo shrimp.
  • Deveining  the shrimp with the shell on is quite easy, use some pointy, sharp kitchen shears to cut through the shell following the back of the shrimp.
  • When properly cooked the exterior should be pink with red tails and the flesh is slightly opaque and a little “white” in color.
  • Serve with crusty bread, to mop up all the delicious buttery sauce!

 Garlic shrimp recipe in pan

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4 from 10 votes
Roasted Garlic Shrimp Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Recipe adapted from Crab: Buying, Cooking, Cracking by Andrea Froncillo and Jennifer Jeffrey.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 347 kcal
Author: Jaden
Ingredients
  • 1 pound shrimp jumbo, shell-on
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 stick
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary preferably fresh
  • 1 teaspoon thyme preferably fresh
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 loaf crusty french bread
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Wash and carefully cut through shell to devein the shrimp while leaving the shell on. The easiest way to do this is with sharp, pointy kitchen shears. Just cut through the shell, following the back of shrimp. Devein.
  3. Heat a medium frying pan, over medium-high heat with the butter and olive oil. When hot but not smoking, add the shallots, garlic, rosemary, thyme, red pepper and salt. Saute for 1 minute or so, until fragrant.
  4. Add wine and bring to simmer. Turn heat off and toss in the shrimp to coat. Immediately spread out the shrimp in single layer on baking sheet. Roast in oven for 6-8 minutes, or until shrimp is cooked through. Timing will depend on the size of shrimp, check after 8 minutes. Toss with chopped parsley. Serve with bread to soak up the juices.
Recipe Notes
  • You can use giant freshwater prawns or jumbo shrimp.
  • Deveining  the shrimp with the shell on is quite easy, use some pointy, sharp kitchen shears to cut through the shell following the back of the shrimp.
  • When properly cooked the exterior should be pink with red tails and the flesh is slightly opaque and a little “white” in color.
  • Serve with crusty bread, to mop up all the delicious buttery sauce!
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Garlic Shrimp Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 347 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 315mg105%
Sodium 2158mg94%
Potassium 180mg5%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 805IU16%
Vitamin C 11.5mg14%
Calcium 193mg19%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.