Sautéed Shrimp with Garlic Lemon Caper Sauce 


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp shallot- finely minced
  • 1 tsp garlic- finely minced
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp capers
  • 1 tbsp castelvetrano olives - smashed 
  • 1 tbsp vegetable stock 
  • ½ lb jumbo shrimp- rinsed 
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley- finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 
  • Fresh cracked pepper 
  • 1 tbsp fresh chives- finely chopped 


  1. Heat a large sauce pan to medium/high heat.
  2. Add olive oil and butter, once hot add minced shallot and garlic- cook for 3 minutes until fragrant and translucent.
  3. Add red pepper flakes, capers, smashed castelvetrano olives, vegetable stock and bring to a simmer.
  4. Place rinsed shrimp into the simmering sauce and cook for 2  minutes on each side.
  5. Add in the finely chopped parsley and fresh lemon juice, mix to combine and take off heat.
  6. Plate shrimp, spoon sauce all over the top, garnish with fresh cracked pepper, finely chopped chives and lemon wedges.
  7. Enjoy while warm. 
Sautéed Shrimp with Garlic Lemon Caper Sauce