Garlic Butter Shrimp
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5 from 14 votes

Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe

Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe or Shrimp Dampa is so easy and quick to prepare but tastes so good that many restaurants include this on their regular menu.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Seafood Recipe, Shrimp Recipes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Ed 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.



Serving: 1cup | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 270mg | Sodium: 250mg | Fiber: 1g | Calcium: 8% | Iron: 6%