Garlic Butter Shrimp

Garlic Butter Shrimp

Filipino-Style Garlic Butter Shrimp minus the lemon soda, gives you a rich garlic-butter sauce for drizzling over steamed rice.

Garlic Butter Shrimp

These shrimp came in fresh from harvest in Pampanga last week. It’s a mixture of big and small shrimps that had nothing better to do that morning peanutbutter took it home than soak in a rich garlic-butter sauce. Well, the only ingredients available in the fridge that day is just for turning these fresh shrimps into Filipino-Style Garlic Butter Shrimps. It’s the easiest recipe that yields the yummiest result especially with freshly-caught shrimp.

In other news, I had the most relaxing sleep last night.

A couple of years ago, I loved sleeping without pillows on my head, instead I put them under my tired feet. There’s something about my back lying flatly and so relaxed on the mattress that I find so comforting.

When I got pregnant with Twinkle and my weight started ballooning, I started sleeping on my side. Whenever I tried to sleep without a pillow I end up feeling like I’m gonna drown. Last night, there was a sudden urge to sleep just like how I used to. I felt so tired that I wanted my back flat on the mattress so I removed my pillow, lied on my back, and propped my feet. It’s been such a long time since I had a relaxing sleep..

And I think that’s how I’m gonna sleep again tonight.

Nothing to do with Shrimps at all… LOL! I know it’s completely unrelated but I just had to share!

Happy Monday!

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Garlic Butter Shrimp

  • Author: Peachy Adarne

Ingredients

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  • 500g Shrimp
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tbsp calamansi juice
  • salt to taste
  • fried minced garlic for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter in a non-stick skillet in very low fire.
  2. Then add garlic, saute for a few minutes until butter is infused with flavors of garlic but don’t let the garlic turn brown.
  3. Add the calamansi juice. Season with salt to taste. Mix Well.
  4. Add the shrimps, cook until it turns orange.
  5. Transfer to your serving dish and garnish with fried garlic on top.

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8 Responses

  1. I was just trying to figure out what I wanted to make for dinner. This shrimp looks like it might be the winner. It looks delicious!

  2. This looks delicious! I’m always craving seafood but because I live in New Mexico, i don’t eat much of it! I’ll have to try this once I buy some Shrimp!

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Hi, Peachy here!

I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →

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