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  • 2 pounds shrimp, fresh or frozen
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons dry white wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly-ground pepper


  1. If shrimp are frozen, thaw in shell just to separate. Rinse in cold water and place in boiling water. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Drain shrimp and cool enough to handle.
  3. Remove shells and devein shrimp. If shrimp are already shelled, use only 1 pound and separate.
  4. Put minced garlic into melted butter in a medium-size skillet. Let stand over heat for a few minutes to frizzle garlic.
  5. Add herbs, lemon juice, wine, salt and pepper.
  6. Arrange shrimp in skillet and heat until shrimp are cooked, approximately 8 to 10 minutes.

Yields 4 servings

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