Chinese Shrimp Dishes

Stir-fry Chinese classics like sweet and sour shrimp are a fantastic addition to any meal and are whipped up in less than 30 minutes. Be more adventurous and serve Chinese appetizers like phoenix-tailed shrimp, which will wow any crowd.

See Popular Chinese Shrimp Dishes Recipes

Mama Chang's Stir-Fried Shrimp and Scallions

Food & Wine

Joanne Chang's mother used to make this sweet-and-spicy shrimp stir-fry all the time. When she was old enough to cook, Chang asked her mom for the recipe. "She hemmed and hawed until she finally gave it to me, revealing her secret ingredient: ketchup."

Total: 30 mins

Grilled Miso Shrimp

Food & Wine

When grilling shrimp or scallops, use sticks of lemongrass or sprigs of rosemary as an alternative to metal or bamboo skewers.

Total: 30 mins

Rice Noodles with Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

This recipe makes four noodle bowls of large shrimp, red sweet pepper, and fresh snow pea pods flavored with either purchased or homemade Green Curry Paste.

Total: 35 mins

Sizzling Rice with Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Made in a wok, the hot shrimp sauce sizzles as it comes in contact with the fried rice patties in this seafood dinner recipe.

Total: 35 mins

Szechwan Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Szechwan peppers supply the heat for this Chinese recipe. Here, convenient crushed red pepper steps in. If you like milder foods, reduce the red pepper to 1/4 or even 1/8 teaspoon.

Total: 30 mins

Shrimp Piccata

Better Homes and Gardens

Lemon, garlic, and white wine characterize this exceptionally easy, but oh-so-elegant, entree.

Total: 30 mins

Hot-and-Sour Soup with Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

A traditional Asian soup prepared with shrimp, tofu, and vegetables. A low-fat option when you need soup in a hurry.

Total: 35 mins

Cantonese Shrimp

Family Circle

Shanghai Shrimp and Scallop Stir-Fry

Better Homes and Gardens

Crushed red pepper adds zip to the sweet and sharp flavors of this seafood stir-fry. Add more red pepper if you like it hot, or omit it entirely for a milder taste.

Shrimp Lo Mein

Parents
Total: 30 mins

Shrimp Egg Drop Soup

Fitness

Egg drop soup is usually an appetizer but we made it a main dish by adding shrimp, peas, carrots, and mushrooms.

Total: 15 mins

Easy Chinese Szechwan Shrimp Stir-Fry: 30-Minute Meal

The best thing about Chinese recipes is that they are easy, easy, easy. This Szechwan Shrimp stir-fry, for example, take only 30 minutes to make. You can't beat that for speed.

Almond Shrimp with Plums

Better Homes and Gardens

Plums, cucumber, and onion make this sweet-and-sour dish especially tasty. Toasted almonds lend additional flavor and a bit of crunch!

Total: 35 mins

Chinese Shrimp Salad

Family Circle

Sweet and Sour Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Shrimp and vegetables are stir-fried to perfection in this five-ingredient, 15-minute main dish. You'd never guess this popular entree is a low-calorie and low-fat dish.

Total: 15 mins
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