Garlic Shrimp

July 25, 2022 / By Foodland

Garlic Shrimp

"It's a dish that my dad shared with me and one of my grandma's favorite things to eat. It kind of reminds me of those shrimp trucks on the North Shore, but instead of making that drive you can make this with 5 simple ingredients."
- Chef Dorvin Shinjo, Sous Chef
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Fish & Seafood
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 pound 21-25 Shrimp (shell-on, deveined)
  • 1 pound Butter
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • 0.5 cup oyster sauce
  • cornstarch (reserve for dredge)
  • salt, to taste


  1. Season shrimp with salt and dredge in the cornstarch until fully coated.
  2. In a deep fryer or pan, lightly fry shrimp until shrimp is 50% cooked.
  3. Remove shrimp from pan and place on a plate lined with a paper towel.
  4. In another pan add butter and garlic. Sweat garlic in butter for a minute.
  5. Add shrimp and toss lightly in sauce.
  6. Add oyster sauce and coat shrimp.
  7. Enjoy over steamed rice or vegetables.
Note: If you are allergic to shrimp, try it with chicken.
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