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Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Hawaiian garlic shrimp or also known as truck garlic shrimp is a quick and tasty dinner idea. Only 5 ingredients (plus salt and pepper) and 10 minutes, isn’t it unbelievable?
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hawaiian garlic shrimp
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 300 kcal
  • 400 gr deveined shrimp preferably with skin
  • 7- 10 garlic cloves (note 1)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Finely chop the garlic cloves. Try to cut them with the same thickness. This way all the garlic cooks at the same pace.
  2. In a pan, over medium-low heat, melt the butter and toss the chopped garlic. Stir for 20 to 30 seconds until the garlic is fragrant.
  3. Immediately add the shrimps and let them sear for 2 minutes per side. Season with paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  4. As soon as the shrimps are fully cooked, remove the pan from the stove and serve.
Recipe Notes

1. The amount of garlic will depend on how garlicky you want your shrimps.

Nutrition Facts
Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 123
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.7g21%
Saturated Fat 7.9g49%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.4g
Cholesterol 421mg140%
Sodium 607mg26%
Potassium 367mg10%
Protein 42g84%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.