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Quick & Easy Garlic Butter Shrimp Udon

Christie Lai
Garlic Butter Shrimp Udon. Chewy udon noodles in a buttery garlic chive sauce with bouncy chewy shrimp. This simple 7-ingredient recipe only takes 20 minutes!
5 from 4 votes
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Italian, Japanese
Servings 2
Calories per serving 1102 kcal


  • 1.65 lbs udon noodle frozen kind
  • 12 jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 8 cloves garlic peeled and thinly sliced
  • cup chives finely chopped
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  • In a large pot filled with water on high heat, bring it a boil. Then carefully lower your frozen udon noodles to blanch for 20 seconds. Once loosened, strain immediately in a colander and set aside.
  • In a large pan on low-medium heat, add olive oil.  Add sliced garlic and fry for 10 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Increase to medium heat. Fry shrimp on both sides, until pink and curled - about 2-3 minutes. Next add in your butter and let it melt. Mix everything together.
  • Lastly toss in strained udon noodles and chopped chives and mix well. Once mixed, remove off heat immediately and serve. Season with salt.
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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