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 Shrimp in Butter Sauce.

Shrimp in Butter Sauce 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 this dish, which creates a luscious, creamy sauce with a rich, buttery flavor. Shrimp in Butter Sauce 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)


  • 5 tbsp oil
  • 300g tiger shrimp
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 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


  • Tomato
  • Lime
  • Chili sauce



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 Shrimp in Butter Sauce.

Next, get a pan ready and heat up 5 tbsp of oil over medium heat.

Step 2 of cooking Shrimp in Butter Sauce.

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 Shrimp in Butter Sauce.

In that same pan, melt 3 tbsp of butter, and then toss in some finely chopped garlic and onions. Saute them until they become fragrant.

Step 4 of cooking Shrimp in Butter Sauce.

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 Shrimp in Butter Sauce.

Put the tiger shrimp back into the pan, and stir them for 2-3 minutes until they're evenly coated with the sauce.

Step 6 of cooking Shrimp in Butter Sauce.

Serve it with steamed rice, slices of fresh tomato, and a squeeze of lime juice, and dig in while it's still hot.

Step 7 of cooking Shrimp in Butter Sauce.

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