Hawaiian Garlic Lemon Butter Shrimp

February  1, 2015
0 Ratings
  • Serves 2
Author Notes

Inspired by Rasa Malaysia —Oishii Moments

What You'll Need
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 or 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper (depending on how much spice you want)
  • 1 pound large shrimp, shell-on, tail-on, deveined
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 5-10 cloves garlic, chopped (depending on how much garlic you like)
  • salt, to taste
  • a dash of white wine
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • slice of lemon juice
  1. In a ziplock bag, add flour and cayenne pepper. Add the shrimp into the mix and shake until shrimp is coated with the mixture.
  2. In a preheated pan, add butter and chopped garlic. Saute the garlic for a minute then add the shrimp. Add salt, white wine and fish sauce. Stir shrimp until cooked.
  3. Add salt, white wine and fish sauce. Stir shrimp until cooked.
  4. Serve hot with a slice of lemon over steamed white rice.

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JohnL October 2, 2015
This looks simply delicious, I would try it. I have made a couple of times a Malaysian recipe from one of Madhur Jaffrey's cookbooks "Stir-Fried Shrimp with Tamarind and Chiles" (Sambal Udang). It calls for a teaspoon of shrimp paste and you used it to make a seasoning paste with ground candlenuts or cashews and shallots, soaked dried chiles and tamarind. It is fiery, funky, scrumptious, and garnished with cilantro sprigs. But the shrimp are peeled.