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Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp Scampi 2

Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp Scampi

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American


Hawaiian Garlic Shrimp Scampi is a shrimp dish marinated in olive oil, fresh chopped garlic and lemon butter drizzled with a garlic lemon butter and caramelized chunks of tasty garlic


  • 500 g shrimps, shell-on and tail-on, heads removed
  • 1/2 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 50 g butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp white wine
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • salt
  • toasted garlic, to garnish


  1. In a bowl combine together flour and the cayenne pepper, add in the shrimp and toss to coat.
  2. In a pan add the butter and once melted mix in the olive oil, in low heat sauté the garlic until aromatic.
  3. Add the shrimps together with the white wine, fish sauce, salt and sugar, cook for 5 minutes in high heat while tossing or until shrimps are cooked through.
  4. Turn heat off then drizzle lemon juice on top and season with a generous amount freshly ground black pepper. Sprinkle toasted garlic on top.