Garlic Shrimp


1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
Salt and pepper to taste
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp caper brine
1 1/2 tsp cold butter
1/3 cup chopped parsley
1 1/2 tbsp cold butter
Water, if needed


Heat olive oil in a skillet on high heat. Add the shrimp in an even layer and cook for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then stir and cook until shrimp starts to turn pink. Add in garlic,  and red pepper flakes and cook 30 seconds, add in lemon juice, caper juice, 1 1/2 tsp butter and half the parsley. Cook until butter has melted, then turn on low. Mix in the rest of the butter and stir until a thick paste forms and shrimp is completely cooked.

Remove shrimp and cook butter sauce, adding water if needed. Check and adjust seasonings. Serve shrimp topped with pan sauce and parsley.

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