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5 from 3 votes

How to Cook Garlic Butter Shrimp

A very easy to cook seafood dish is this garlic butter dish. With its buttery and garlicky flavor with a little sweetness I'm sure you are going love it!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: garlic butter shrimp
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 334kcal
Author: Manny

Ingredients

  • 1 kilo large shrimps washed and trimmed
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup Sprite or 7-Up softdrinks
  • 1/2 tsp. chili flakes optional
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped spring onions

Instructions

  • Wash and clean the shrimps then trim the antennae and rostrum teeth. You can also devein the shrimps by cutting the shell on the dorsal side of the shrimp and picking it out with a toothpick. Then marinate it with Sprite or 7-Up softdrinks.
  • In a pan or wok, put the butter and heat until it melts. Saute garlic and chili flakes until garlic is slightly brown. Drain the shrimps from the soda and put in the shrimps in the pan.
  • Saute until the shrimps turns orange then add the marinade. Bring to a boil and simmer until the liquid evaporates in half.
  • Season with salt and pepper and stir. Garnish with spring onions or fried garlic. Serve hot with steaming cooked rice.