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Asian Garlic Butter Shrimp – Recipe

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Asian Garlic Butter Shrimp – Recipe

Asian Garlic Butter Shrimp – sauteed shrimp with garlic and butter, with mouthwatering Asian flavors! This recipe is outrageously delicious and calls for only five basic ingredients.


  • 700g shelled and deveined shrimp
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • tablespoons fish sauce
  • teaspoon sugar
  • dashes ground black pepper
  • dashes cayenne pepper, optional
  • tablespoon chopped scallion
  • 4 slices lemon wedges


  1. Rinse with cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Heat up a wok or skillet on medium heat. Add the melted butter, follow by the garlic. Saute the garlic for 10 seconds and add the shrimp. Stir the shrimp back and forth a few times before adding the fish sauce, sugar, ground black pepper, and cayenne pepper, if using. 
  3. Stir and cook, add chopped scallions to the shrimp. Squeeze some lemon juice on top of the shrimp and serve immediately. 

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