Shrimp with Lobster Sauce Recipe

Shrimp with Lobster Sauce - quick, easy recipe that produces the most delicious shrimp in eggy lobster sauce!!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Shrimp With Lobster Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 173 kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces raw large shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • salt and sugar to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1- inch piece ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chinese cooking wine, Shaoxing wine
  • 3/4 cup store-bought frozen vegetables, peas and carrots
  • 3 dashes white pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten

Instructions

  1. Lightly season the shrimp with salt and sugar to taste.
  2. In a wok, heat up the oil on medium heat. When the oil is hot, add in the ginger and garlic. Stir-fry until aromatic, about 2 minutes.
  3. Transfer the shrimp into the wok and stir-fry until half-cooked or surface turns opaque. Pour in the chicken broth and Chinese cooking wine. Let it boil.
  4. Add the frozen vegetables and stir to combine. Add the white pepper, soy sauce, salt and sugar to taste.
  5. Prepare the cornstarch mixture by adding the cornstarch and water, mix well. When the chicken broth is boiling, gently pour in the cornstarch mixture while stirring.
  6. Bring it back to a boil, swirl the beaten egg and immediately stir 3 times with a pair of chopsticks. When the egg white begins to form into silken threads, quickly turn off the heat.
  7. Dish out to serving plate. Best served with warm rice.

Recipe Notes

You can follow these steps to make your shrimp bouncy.  This step is optional.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp with Lobster Sauce Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 173 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 654mg 27%
Potassium 231mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 37.7%
Vitamin C 4.9%
Calcium 5.7%
Iron 4.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.