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a skillet with cooked prawns

Buttery Lemon Rye Prawns

  • Author: Heather Scholten | Mama Spice
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x


  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Derek Wolf Lemon Chili Rye blend
  • 1 lb shrimp, deveined & shelled
  • 1/4 cup Rye whisky (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock or broth
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Chopped parsley


  1. Melt 6 tablespoons butter in a large skillet.  Add the garlic and saute for 1 minute.  Toss the shrimp in the spice blend and add the skillet in a single layer and cook until they just turn pink, flipping once.  Remove the shrimp to a bowl.
  2. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons butter, whisky, chicken stock, honey and lemon juice and stir to combine well.  Return the shrimp and stir to coat.  Serve immediately topped with lemon zest and parsley.