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
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."
When grilling shrimp or scallops, use sticks of lemongrass or sprigs of rosemary as an alternative to metal or bamboo skewers.
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.
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.
Made in a wok, the hot shrimp sauce sizzles as it comes in contact with the fried rice patties in this seafood dinner recipe.
Lemon, garlic, and white wine characterize this exceptionally easy, but oh-so-elegant, entree.
A traditional Asian soup prepared with shrimp, tofu, and vegetables. A low-fat option when you need soup in a hurry.
Egg drop soup is usually an appetizer but we made it a main dish by adding shrimp, peas, carrots, and mushrooms.
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.
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.
Plums, cucumber, and onion make this sweet-and-sour dish especially tasty. Toasted almonds lend additional flavor and a bit of crunch!
Spice-crusted stir-fried shrimp top a cool, crisp Asian-style slaw for an easy supper. Many traditional versions of this recipe use Sichuan peppercorns. We've opted to use Chinese five-spice powder, which contains Sichuan peppercorns and is more readily available. Make it a Meal: Serve with rice noodles or brown rice and a sprinkle of chopped cilantro.