Best Prawns butter garlic recipe

 How to make butter garlic prawns (shrimp) recipe

Learn to make butter garlic prawns recipe with step by step instructions with photos and video.

Garnished plate of prawns for prawns butter garlic recipe

Prawns (shrimps) is everyone's favourite. And when made with garlic and butter, it is loved by all. Butter garlic prawns recipe is very easy to make at home like restaurant style with less ingredients. If you have been looking for such a prawns garlic recipe then you have come to the right place. Here I bring you the best butter garlic prawns recipe Chinese restaurant style.
Before we jumped into the recipe let us know how healthy prawns is.
Prawns is a healthy seafood that consumed Worldwide and is very popular. Because of their many nutritional benefits, Prawns are considered by a variety of health expert to be among the healthiest food in the world.

 Prawns are great source of high quality protein and provides some of the most important Vitamins and minerals that make up a healthy diet.

Below you can read one of best prawns recipe which is very healthy and easy to make. You needs some basic ingredients to make this delicious prawns recipe at home and can impress your guest as well. If you love prawns recipe then you should try and make prawns fry recipe as well.

This prawns butter garlic recipe is a stir fry Chinese style recipe where prawns are coated with a batter and deep fried and then stir fried with butter, garlic and vegetables.

Ingredients required

Prawns : medium size prawns or shrimps is best. You can even use king size prawns as well.
Vegetables : cube size red and yellow bell peppers, zucchini and Chinese cabbage. Use of these vegetables is optional but it makes the recipe more healthy and rich.
Spice powder : pepper powder, salt and sugar
Herbs : ginger, garlic, onion add green spring onions
Flour : corn flour and all purpose flour
Other ingredients : cream,  butter and cooking oil.

Steps to make  butter garlic prawns Chinese style

Pieces of Prawns in plate healthy dinner Recipe


1. Peel and devein the prawns first, clean and wash them properly. Let them pat dry using a napkin or tissue paper.

Pieces of Prawns in plate healthy dinner Recipe

Coating and frying

Take the Corn flour in a bowl and mix with the refined flour . Add little water, salt and pepper to make a thick batter.

Batter in bowl healthy dinner Recipe

Don't make the batter thin as it won't coat the prawns properly.

Coat the prawns with the batter and deep fry  in oil for 2 minutes or until crisp golden.

Fried Prawns in plate healthy dinner Recipe

Making butter garlic prawns

Heat 1 tablespoon cooking oil with 2 butter cubes in a wok or pan. When the butter melts add chopped garlic and onions and fry for 1 minute or till golden brown.

Then add  diced bell peppers, zucchini and  Chinese cabbage. Saute them for a while then pour little water and cook the vegetables for 1 minutes.

Therefore add salt,white pepper powder, small pinch of sugar and the fried prawns and mix well.

Next pour fresh cream and chopped spring onions. Give them a good mix so that the prawns are  well coated with the butter garlic sauce.

Switch off the flame and remove them in a serving plate.  Topped with some fried chopped garlic and sprinkle chopped spring onions to serve.

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Prawns butter Garlic recipe 

Serving prawns butter garlic

Batter coated prawns are deep fried and stir fried with garlic, butter and vegetables. This prawns ( shrimp) in butter garlic sauce is a popular Chinese style recipe.

Prep time 12 min Cook time  8 min
Serve 2 
Author :- Mobasir hassan

  • 6 - 8 medium size Prawns
  • Diced shape red  and yellow bell pepper 3 -4 pieces
  • Diced shape green and yellow zucchini 3 -4 pieces (optional)
  • Few chinese cabbage leafs ( optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoon  chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped spring onions
  • 1/4 tablespoon white pepper powder
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cream
  • 2 butter cubes
  • 2 tablespoon corn flour
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • Small pinch of Sugar
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil as required
How to make the recipe


  1. Peel the prawns and devein them. Wash them under running water and clean all the dirt.
  2. Mix the corn flour with all purpose flour, salt and pepper powder. Pour little water to make a thick batter.
  3. Coat the prawns nicely with this batter from all sides and deep fry for 2 minutes or till crisp golden.
Making butter garlic prawns
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon cooking oil with 2 butter cubes in a pan or wok in medium heat flame and saute the garlic and onion till light brown.
  2.  Add the diced vegetables and Chinese cabbage and saute for 1 minutes.
  3.  Pour little water and cook the vegetables for 2 minutes.
  4. Add salt, pepper and fried prawns in the wok.
  5. Add a small pinch of sugar and stir everything nicely for a while.
  6. Pour the cream, spring onions and give everything a nice mix so that the prawns are well coated with this butter garlic sauce.
  7. Remove and serve hot by sprinkling some chopped spring onions over them.

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      Nutritional value
      (serving size .25 lb)
  • Calories :  191
  • Fats : 12 g
  • Protein : 18 g
  • Carbohydrate : 1 g
      Benefits of eating prawns
  • Proteins, prawns has all the nine essential Amino acid  in right proportion.
  • Low in calories
  • Contains three time more Omega 3 fatty acids
  • Great source of vitamin B-6, B-12 and Niacin.
  • It contains essential minerals Iron , phosphorus, magnesium, Zinc and Copper.
  • Rich in Antioxidants
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