Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp Recipe

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Logan Wilson Modified: March 23, 2022
Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp

Enjoy plump bites of these rich Hawaiian garlic shrimp, all tossed in a flavorful butter-based sauce, for a filling meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1lbextra large shrimp,peeled, deveined
  • ¼cupfresh garlic,(nearly 1 medium head), minced, slightly packed
  • 1tbspall-purpose flour
  • tsppaprika
  • tspcayenne pepper,optional
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6tbspunsalted butter,diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 1tbsplemon juice,fresh
  • 1tbspfresh parsley,minced, optional


  1. Using paper towels, dab the shrimp dry of excess moisture on both sides. Place in a bowl.

  2. Sprinkle with flour, paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt and pepper as desired. Toss to evenly coat.

  3. Melt the butter with olive oil in a large 12-inch non-stick skillet. Add the garlic and sauté for 30 seconds until nicely fragrant, but not browning.

  4. Add the shrimp in an even layer in skillet. Cook on the first side for about 2 minutes until pinkish color on the bottom, then flip and cook the opposite side for about 2 minutes longer until just cooked through.

  5. Remove from heat, toss with lemon, then garnish with parsley.

  6. Serve right away, topped with extra garlic butter sauce from pan. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 317.66kcal
  • Fat: 25.39g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.21g
  • Trans Fat: 0.72g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.63g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.80g
  • Carbohydrates: 6.47g
  • Fiber: 0.71g
  • Sugar: 0.31g
  • Protein: 16.58g
  • Cholesterol: 188.68mg
  • Sodium: 647.06mg
  • Calcium: 87.78mg
  • Potassium: 205.76mg
  • Iron: 0.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 233.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.44mg
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