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4.5 from 2 votes

Garlicky Shrimp (Paleo and Whole30)


  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 10 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 pound large or jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined, tails removed if desired
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 Pinch of cayenne pepper


  • Heat the olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until softened but not browned. About 5 minutes.
  • Add the shrimp in a single layer, raise the heat to medium-high, and sprinkle on the salt, pepper, paprika, and cayenne.
  • Cook until the shrimp turn pink on the bottom, 2-3 minutes.
  • Flip and cook until the shrimp are opaque throughout, another 2-3 minutes. Serve hot.