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How to Cook Pan Fried Shrimp (Gambas Ala Plancha)

Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time2 hrs 6 mins
Course: Seafood Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1/4 kilo fresh shrimp about 1 and 1/2 inch size Washed and antennae removed and drained
  • 2 tbsp. gin or vodka
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil


    How to Cook Pan Fried Shrimp:

    • Soak shrimp in gin with salt for about 2 hours then drain.
    • In a thick frying pan and over low fire, saute garlic in olive oil until light golden brown.
    • With a slotted spoon, remove garlic and set aside.
    • Increase heat to high and when oil begins to smoke, stir in shrimp until they are deep orange.
    • Return garlic to pan, toss for 1 minute, then serve hot.