All posts tagged: Hawaiian Food

Hawaii shrimp food truck- inspired garlic shrimp

As inspired by our vacation in Oahu in 2019, I re-created the shrimp and rice dish that we had at one of the food trucks on Oahu’s North Shore. Shrimp trucks are popular in Hawaii — just watch Hawaii 5-0 (or not! LOL!) where Kamekono’s Shrimp Truck was a fun mainstay of the show showcasing Hawaii’s local food culture. Please check out my North Shore Oahu Shrimp Truck post here where I posted yummy photos of our shrimp plate and food trucks in the town of Haleiwa in Oahu. This dish is so easy to make and so delicious! Buttery and garlicky shrimp over hot rice make this the ultimate comfort food! Make it as spicy as you want. A little note on vegan butter I also want to mention that in order to lessen the guilt, I used vegan butter for the first time. I really could not tell the difference between dairy butter and vegan. It so happened that the vegan butter was on sale at Costco. The woman right next to me …

North shore, oahu | shrimp truck

I have been thinking of the garlic shrimp plate that we had at a food truck while in Oahu during our vacation in November 2019, just months before the pandemic. We are so glad that we got to go before the world pretty much went on lockdown and when it is no longer currently safe to travel. I thought that I would post the pictures of our trip before I post my Garlic Shrimp recipe. I just had it for lunch just now. It took me all but 10 minutes to whip up this really tasty and comforting meal! Mr Sweetie and I went for a drive from our hotel in the Waikiki area to the town of Haleiwa (pronounced hah-lay-EE-wah is a historical surf town that’s about an hour’s drive from Waikiki). We rented a car and got to hit up some “must see” spots in the North Shore of Oahu. Among things to do in Haleiwa is to eat at a shrimp food truck. Giovanni’s is the most popular one among foodies. Sure …