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Spicy Garlic Shrimp

Written by on 30 October 2020


  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce.
  • 1 tbsp honey.
  • 2 tbsp chili oil with chili flakes.
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper.
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter.
  • 10 cloves garlic, chopped.
  • 2 lb peeled and deveined 31/40 shrimp.
  • 1 tbsp shaoxing wine, rice wine or white wine.
  • 3 green onion, chopped.
  • 1 red or green chili, sliced (optional).
  • handful cilantro, roughly chopped.
  • fried shallot or french onion for garnish.
  • lemon or lime wedges.


  • Heat a large skillet over high heat, add butter and let it melt and bubble.
  • Add garlic and sauce the garlic until the edges are light golden about 1 minute.
  • Make sure not to over cook the garlic, they will turn from light brown to dark brown in a second.
  • Add shrimp and combine with garlic quickly.
  • If you don’t want to consume alcohol in your cooking, use water.
  • Pour the sauce mixture and mix everything well and turn off the heat.
  • The cooking time for shrimp should not more than 2 minutes for 31/40 shrimp.
  • Toss in chopped green onion, chili and cilantro.
  • Garnish with fried shallot and serve with lemon or lime wedges.

Enjoy !!

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