Keto Garlic Butter Shrimp with Asparagus
This Keto Garlic Butter Shrimp served with a side of sautéed asparagus, makes a fabulous appetizer, light lunch, or low carb dinner, you choose is ready in less than 20 minutes and has just 5 simple ingredients!!!
- 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
- 8 ounces asparagus tips
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 5 cloves garlic minced
- Red pepper flakes for garnish optional
- Salt and pepper to taste
Heat the butter and the olive oil in a 10.5″ or larger cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Once hot add in the garlic and asparagus, cook about 3 minutes.
Move the asparagus to the side and add in the shrimp, cook 1-2 minutes per side until cooked through.
Add the lemon juice to the skillet and cook another minute or so until most has evaporated.
Season to taste and serve