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shrimp on skewers

Miso Butter Shrimp

Jaden Hair
Miso Butter Shrimp! simple, delicious shrimp with Japanese flavors. A 15 minute recipe with only 5 ingredients. Serve over rice, pasta or even as an appetizer.

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Japanese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 189 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 3 teaspoons miso paste or 1 1/2 tablespoons Miso & Easy
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 2 tablespoons Japanese sake
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 pound raw shrimp shelled


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the butter, miso, mirin, sake and ginger until dissolved. Add in the shrimp and marinate for 10 minutes.

Cooking on grill: Heat your grill on high heat. Skewer the shrimp onto bamboo skewers. Grill each side for 2 minutes or until cooked through.

    Cooking on stove: Heat your grill pan over high heat. Add the shrimp and grill each side for 1 1/2 minutes or until cooked through.

      Cooking in oven: Turn your oven to Broil and move the rack to 8" below heating element. Use parchment paper or tin foil on the bottom of baking sheet. Add the shrimp. Broil for 2 minutes each side or until cooked through.


        Calories: 189kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 24gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 301mgSodium: 1132mgPotassium: 100mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 175IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 167mgIron: 3mg
        Keyword buttered shrimp, miso butter, shrimp recipe
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