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5 from 1 vote

Butter Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 2
Author: Eduardo Joven


  • 1/4 kilo shrimp
  • 2 tbsp scallions chopped for garnish
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes optional
  • 1 cup lemon or orange soda
  • salt to taste


  • In a deep bowl, pour the Lemon or Orange Soda then add the shrimp.
  • Marinate the shrimp in soda for about 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Melt the butter in a frying pan and apply heat until hot enough to cook the garlic
  • Add the garlic and cook until the color turns to golden brown
  • Add the shrimp and then cook until the color turns orange.
  • Pour the remaining lemon or orange soda marinade.
  • Turn the fire to low then simmer until the liquid evaporates completely.
  • Add ground black pepper, chili flakes and salt as needed.
  • Sprinkle with scallions on top.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice or your favorite beer.