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Quick and easy Pan Seared Butterfly Shrimp.

Pan Seared Butterfly Shrimp

Juicy and succulent Pan Seared Butterfly Shrimp using only 5 ingredients. Super easy and takes less than 15 minutes to prepare.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: butterfly shrimp, pan seared butterfly shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 128kcal
Author: Linda Ooi



  • Butterfly the shrimp leaving shell intact. Remove vein. Rinse and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper and drizzle sesame oil over the shrimps. Mix well.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a large non-stick fry pan.
  • Place shrimp butterfly side down in the pan. Sear for 2 minutes.
  • Turn shrimp onto their sides and sear for another minute.
  • Flip shrimps onto the other side and sear one more minute.
  • Remove and serve immediately with your favorite seafood cocktail sauce.


Calories: 128kcal
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