Using Herbs and Spices

Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Dry-Fried Hot Diced Shrimps Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

375 g

2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons


8 cloves

1 teaspoon

60-90 ml

3 tablespoons


Marinade :

1 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon


Seasoning :

1/4 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

1/4 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

1/4 teaspoon


Shrimps, shelled, deveined and diced

Roasted cashew nuts

Diced carrots, parboiled

Frozen peas

Dried chilies

Garlic, crushed

Chopped ginger


Oil, for frying



Ginger wine






Soy sauce

MSG (optional)


Cooking wine

Sesame oil

Method :
  • Marinade shrimps for 30 minutes.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in pan. Stir-fry shrimps till color changes. Remove and set aside.

  • Heat 1 more tablespoon oil in pan. Sauté ginger and garlic till garlic is slightly golden brown.

  • Add dried chilies and sauté for 1 minute.

  • Return shrimps, add carrots and frozen peas. Stir-fry to mix.

  • Sprinkle in water and add the rest of the seasoning ingredients except sesame oil and wine. Stir-fry till quite dry.

  • Add cashew nuts, cooking wine and sesame oil.

  • Toss quickly, dish up and serve hot.

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