Shrimp Baked in Champagne Butter Sauce Recipe

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Everyone Can Cook EverythingIf you’re looking for a simple yet ultradelicious way to prepare shrimp, it’s hard to go wrong with this dish. The shrimp is topped with a quick-to-make, buttery, sparkling wine mixture and cooked briefly. All you have to do is wait for your guest to say “Mmm, yummy!”

  • Yield: 2 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 20 Minutes


  • 12 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tail portion left intact
  • 0.33 cup (80 ml) champagne or sparkling white wine
  • 3 Tbsp (45 ml) melted butter
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • small garlic clove, minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) chopped fresh parsley
How to Make It
  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Place the shrimp in a shallow baking dish large enough to hold them in a single layer, with about a half-inch (1 cm) space between each of them. Combine the champagne, butter, lemon juice, garlic and cayenne in a small bowl. Pour the mixture over the shrimp; season lightly with salt and pepper.
  2. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until the shrimp have turned pink and are slightly firm to the touch. Divide the shrimp and sauce between 2 heated plates, sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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