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Easy Chinese style sauteed shrimp recipe in a frying pan

Easy Chinese Style Sauteed Shrimp


This shrimp dish is so simple yet bursting with delicious Asian flavor. Serve it as an appetizer or pair it with a vegetable side and you’ve got a great meal.


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cooking oil
1 lb raw medium-size shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 bunch green onions, sliced
47 cloves of garlic, mashed and chopped
1/41/3 cup of ginger, coarsely chopped
1 T light soy sauce
1 T oyster sauce
1/4 tsp sesame oil, optional
1 T Chinese cooking wine, optional


Heat a large frying pan over high heat. Add oil, the white part of the green onion, ginger, and 2/3 of the garlic.
Saute for 1 minute. Be careful not to burn.
Add shrimp and the remaining seasonings. Stir until the shrimp is no longer white.
Reduce to low heat then add in the rest of the green onion and the rest of the garlic.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Main dishes: Seafood
  • Method: Sauté
  • Cuisine: Chinese


  • Serving Size: 3/4 cup
  • Calories: 161
  • Sugar: .5 g
  • Sodium: 299 mg
  • Fat: 2.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.5 g
  • Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 26.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 229 mg

Keywords: shrimp, sautéed shrimp, sauté shrimp, asian flavor, quick dinner, Chinese food

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