Garlic Shrimp

Delicious Copycat Giovanni’s North Shore Garlic Shrimp

Try this simple and delicious garlic shrimp dish. Enjoy!

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Garlic Shrimp
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Cuisine: Local Style Recipe
Recipe type: Main
  • 10 extra large shrimp, deveined
  • 10 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ stick clarified butter
  • ½ teaspoon Hawaiian salt
  • ⅛ cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  1. Thaw, rinse and devein shrimp.
  2. In a small baking dish mix together flour, paprika and cayenne pepper. Then coat shrimp with four mixture.
  3. Preheat skillet about two minutes on medium high, then add clarified butter and immediately followed by chopped garlic. Let garlic cook for about a minute and add shrimp.
  4. Sprinkle ½ teaspoon salt and let cook for up to 3 minutes. Turn shrimp over and cook for several more minutes.
  5. Pour ⅛ cup of white wine over shrimp and add 2 tablespoons of regular butter. Cook until garlic is brown.
At our favorite stop, Giovanni's shrimp truck, in Kahuku, each plate includes 12 shrimp with two mounds of steamed sticky calrose rice and a lemon wedge. We hope you enjoy this — it's almost a perfect replica of Giovanni's shrimp.
Chef Jason Hill

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