Go Back
+ servings
garlic buttered shrimp

Garlic Buttered Shrimp

Buttered Shrimp yikes it does not sound correct does it? That's what we Filipinos call it in the Philippines, it is known as Garlic Shrimp somewhere else.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: buttered shrimp, garlic buttered shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 168kcal
Author: Jenalyn Rose Forbes


  • 250 g shrimp
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 50 g butter


  • Pre-heat a pan in medium fire.
  • Drop the butter and let it melt slowly.
  • Sauté the garlic and the onion.
  • Let it cook until the onion becomes soft.
  • Put the shrimp and cook for 3 minutes or until the color changes into orange.
  • Stir to cook evenly.
  • Turn the heat off and serve.


Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 576mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 312IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 104mg | Iron: 1mg