Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe Video

Shrimp Sautéed in butter with a lot of garlic is basically what this Garlic Butter Shrimp Recipe is all about. Although not an authentic Filipino recipe, this dish is loved and enjoyed by several and is often the main meal when dining out in the night markets called “Dampa”.


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Shrimp2 Pound
 Parsley2 Tablespoon, chopped finely
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Minced garlic4 Tablespoon
 Lemon soda1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Regular salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 317 Calories from Fat 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.6%

Saturated Fat 10.1 g50.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 270.1 mg

Sodium 561.2 mg23.4%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 32 g63.4%

Vitamin A 23.3% Vitamin C 21.3%

Calcium 10.8% Iron 22.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Marinade the shrimp in lemon soda for 10 minutes.

2. Melt the butter in a pan and heat it up until hot enough to cook the garlic.
3. Add the garlic and cook until the color turns light to golden brown.
4. Stir in the shrimp and then cook until the color turns orange.
5. Pour-in the remaining lemon soda. Let the liquid evaporate completely.
6. Sprinkle the parsley.
7. Season with ground black pepper and salt.

8. Serve Garlic Butter Shrimp with rice and enjoy!