Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

Shrimp in Butter Sauce is a combination of succulent shrimp and creamy butter sauce. It's a real treat for seafood lovers!
Easy to cook and delicious How to Make Garlic Butter Shrimp at Home.

We're here to guide you through the steps of crafting this delectable dish right in your own kitchen. With our easy-to-follow instructions and common pantry staples, you'll be able to whip up a restaurant-worthy Garlic Butter Shrimp that'll impress even the toughest food critics. Garlic Butter Shrimp is a delectable seafood dish where shrimp are cooked in a rich and creamy butter-based sauce. It's a dish that combines the delicate flavor of shrimp with the indulgent and creamy taste of butter. The main ingredient is the tiger shrimps, which can be peeled and deveined or cooked with their shells and tails intact, depending on your preference. And butter is the heart of Garlic Butter Shrimp, which creates a luscious, creamy sauce with a rich, buttery flavor. Garlic Butter Shrimp is typically served piping hot and goes wonderfully with side dishes like rice, pasta, or some crusty bread to mop up that delectable sauce. You can also garnish it with fresh herbs or a sprinkle of lemon zest for that extra touch of freshness and presentation.

YIELDS 4 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 40 minute(s)

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 400g tiger shrimp
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic, thinly sliced
  • ½ onion, sliced 1 cm thick
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 tbsp sweet sauce (kecap manis)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 spring onions, cut diagonally 2 cm thick

Complementary

  • Tomato
  • Chili sauce

Steps

1

First, carefully cut along the back of each shrimp to remove any black residue, and then give all the tiger shrimp a thorough rinse until they're clean.

Step 1 of cooking How to Make Garlic Butter Shrimp at Home.
2

Next, get a pan ready and heat up 4 tbsp of oil over medium heat.

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3

Add the tiger shrimp to the pan and cook them until they're cooked and turn a reddish color, which should take around 3 minutes. Once they're done, put the shrimp in a bowl.

Step 3 of cooking How to Make Garlic Butter Shrimp at Home.
4

In that same pan, melt 2 tbsp of butter, and then toss in some finely chopped garlic and onions. Saute them until they become fragrant.

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5

Now, add the Worcestershire sauce, sweet sauce (kecap manis), soy sauce, pepper, and chopped spring onions. Give it all a good stir to make sure the flavors blend together.

Step 5 of cooking How to Make Garlic Butter Shrimp at Home.
6

Put the tiger shrimp back into the pan, and stir them for 3 minutes until they're evenly coated with the sauce.

Step 6 of cooking How to Make Garlic Butter Shrimp at Home.
7

Serve it with steamed rice, slices of fresh tomato, and chili sauce.

Step 7 of cooking How to Make Garlic Butter Shrimp at Home.


Author Elfie V
Elfie

I find inspiration and joy in the kitchen as a passionate cooking enthusiast and culinary artist.

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