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Dampa-Style Butter Shrimp

Dampa-style Butter Shrimp is a popular dish at seafood grills or restaurants. Buttery garlic infused sautéed shrimp made better with a savory sauce made of oyster sauce, ketchup, and sugar, made slightly sweet with Sprite thickened with a cornstarch slurry. Easy and simple, a great dish for any occasion or quick dinner!

how to cook Dampa-Style Butter Shrimp

Dampa-Style Butter Shrimp Recipe:

Ingredients :

  • 500 grams shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ cup Sprite
  • Slurry (1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water)
  • Fried garlic (optional)
  • Spring onion (optional)

Steps:

  1. Clean, remove the whiskers, and devein the shrimp using a toothpick.
  2. In a pan, add in oil, melt the butter, and saute the garlic. Add in salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Pour in oyster sauce, ketchup, and sugar. Mix well.
  4. Add in Sprite and mix till it slightly thickens into a sauce. Place in the shrimps and cook for 3 – 5 minutes till most of them have turned pink.
  5. Mix the slurry and pour it into the pan. Mix till the sauce turns thick. Take this off the heat and serve garnished with fried garlic and spring onions.

What or where is Dampa?

“Dampa” or translated meaning “Kubo” in Filipino or “Hut” in English, is called this name, the given title itself is still unknown to many on why it is called as such; is an area or sometimes seen as a ‘dining experience’ where one can choose their choice of seafood in a place similar to a wet market, sometimes an area with rows of tanks of freshly caught seafood. Once the choice of fish, shrimp, clams, or any of the available seafood is chosen, these will be brought to your restaurant of choice then cooked grilled, sautéed, steamed, made into soups, or any of the cooking options given by the said restaurant. It’s a great way to be assured that you’re getting the type and quality of ingredient you want.

Garlic Butter Shrimp

How to make this Dampa style Buttered Shrimp recipe?

Gather these ingredients: oil and butter for sautéing, with the butter adding the rich and smooth texture and taste, the minced garlic is then added for aroma and flavor, salt and pepper, and a deliciously savory sauce made of oyster sauce, ketchup, and sugar, simmered till it bubbles before adding the cleaned shrimps, cooked till its turned pink, adding sprite to sweeten and help meld the flavors together, then adding a slurry of cornstarch and water to help thicken up the sauce. Once thick, take this off the heat, garnish with fried garlic and or green onions, with a heaping serving of freshly cooked white rice. With just Simple ingredients and a few steps you can now make this Buttered shrimp recipe Dampa style at home!

For those who want a bit of a spice, the “spicy garlic butter shrimp ingredients” include frying 1 – 3 chilies (red sili) depending how spicy you’d like it to be with the garlic. You can also substitute this with hot sauce, gochujang, or sriracha.

Dampa-Style Butter Shrimp

Course: Main, Sides, AppetizersCuisine: Filipino
Makes

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 500 grams shrimp

  • 1 tablespoon oil

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 1 tablespoon ketchup

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • ½ cup Sprite

  • Slurry (1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water)

  • Fried garlic (optional)

  • Spring onion (optional)

Directions

  • Clean, remove the whiskers, and devein the shrimp using a toothpick.
  • In a pan, add in oil, melt the butter, and saute the garlic. Add in salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour in oyster sauce, ketchup, and sugar. Mix well.
  • Add in Sprite and mix till it slightly thickens into a sauce. Place in the shrimps and cook for 3 – 5 minutes till most of them have turned pink.
  • Mix the slurry and pour it into the pan. Mix till the sauce turns thick. Take this off the heat and serve garnished with fried garlic and spring onions.

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Dampa-Style Butter Shrimp Resipi: (Tagalog version)

Mga Sangkap :

  • 500 gramo hipon
  • 1 kutsarang mantika
  • ¼ tasa mantikilya
  • 6 butil ng bawang (tinadtad)
  • Asin at paminta panlasa
  • 3 kutsarang oyster sauce
  • 1 kutsarang ketchup
  • 1 kutsarang asukal
  • ½ tasa Sprite
  • Slurry (1 kutsarang cornstarch hinalo sa 2 kutsarang tubig)
  • Pritong bawang (opsyonal)
  • Dahon ng sibuyas (optional)

Paano Lutuin :

  1. Linisin, tanggalan ng mga balbas, at idevein ang hipon gamit ang toothpick.
  2. Sa kawali, lagyan ng mantika, tunawain ang mantikilya, at lutuin ang bawang. Dagdagan ng asin at paminta panlasa.
  3. Isama ang oyster sauce, ketchup, at asukal. Haluin ng mabuti.
  4. Idagdag ang Sprite at haluin hanggang kumapal ito ng konti. Ialagay ang mga hipon at lutuin ng  – 5 minito o hanggang magkulay rosas ito.
  5. Gumawa ng slurry at ihalo ito sa kawali. Haluin hanggang kumapal ang sarsa. Tanggalin sa init at dekorasyonan ng pritong bawang o dahon ng sibuyas.
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