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5 from 4 votes

How to Cook Gambas

Gambas or sauteed shrimps in garlic chili oil is a very tasty appetizer and a viand too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Shrimp Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: battered shrimps, gambas
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 278kcal
Author: Manny


  • 80 grams gambas
  • 30 grams red bell pepper diced
  • 30 grams green bell pepper diced
  • 1 and 1/2 Tbsp garlic chili oil
  • 1/2 tsp fine salt
  • 1 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper ground

For the garnish:

  • 1 tsp garlic toasted
  • 1 tsp finger chili chopped


How to cook Gambas:

  • Peel and slit gambas at the back part and devein. Saute garlic in garlic chili oil.
  • Add in gambas and bell peppers. Saute for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle with toasted garlic and finger chili. Serve.