- 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
- 6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
Combine the butter, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the mixture, stirring constantly, until the butter melts, about 1 minute.
Stir in the shrimp. Cover the pan and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are just opaque, about 5 minutes.