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Garlic Butter Shrimp Udon (20-min. Recipe)

Garlic Butter Shrimp Udon. Buttery udon noodles swimming in a garlic chive butter sauce accompanied with bouncy chewy shrimps. Flavourful, indulgent, simple and totally delicious. This is a meal that comes together in 20 minutes and will truly hit the spot. This garlic udon noodles recipe only requires 7 ingredients.
5 from 4 votes
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Italian, Japanese
Servings 3 (2 for larger portion)
Calories 1102 kcal


  • 750 grams udon noodle frozen kind
  • 120 grams shrimp peeled and deveined, black tiger shrimp recommended
  • 8 cloves garlic peeled and thinly sliced
  • cup chives finely chopped
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¼ tsp salt


  • In a large pot filled with water set over high heat, bring it a boil. Then carefully lower your frozen udon noodles to blanch. Once loosened, strain immediately in a colander and set aside.
  • In the same pot set over low heat, add olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add your thinly sliced garlic and fry just until fragrant.
  • Once the garlic is fragrant, quickly and carefully add in your peeled shrimp. Fry on both sides until pink and curled, about 3-4 minutes. Next add in your butter and let it melt. Mix everything together.
  • Lastly throw in your udon noodles and fresh chopped chives mixing everything together. Once mixed, remove off heat immediately and serve.


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Suggested Equipment & Products

Large Pot 5 Qt
Steel Colander
Santoku Knife
Cutting Board
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Calories: 1102kcal | Carbohydrates: 171g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 3197mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 427IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg