Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Seafood)

Shrimps in Tomato Sauce Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4


2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

2 teaspoons

2 teaspoons

1 tablespoon

1 1/2 cup

4 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

10 tablespoons

Fresh shrimps (about 2 lbs)

Green onion, chopped

Ginger, chopped




Soup stock, or water

Tomato ketchup

Cornstarch, mix with 1 tablespoon cold water


Method :
  • Cut each shrimp down the back and remove black vein. Do not remove shells, clean.

  • Heat 6 tablespoons oil in frying pan, cook the shrimps until red (fry each side one minute)

  • Sprinkle wine and add salt, sugar and soup stock, cook about 3 minutes. Remove all from frying pan.

  • In the same fry pan, heat another 3 tablespoons to fry chopped green onion and ginger, then add tomato ketchup. Stir fry for half minute. Pour into the shrimps and sauce mixture.

  • Cook for half minute, add cornstarch paste, stir and fry until thickened.

  • Sprinkle 1 tablespoon hot cooking oil in last and serve.

  • Lay parsley leave on shrimps for garnishing.

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