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Asian style chili garlic shrimp stir fry

Garlic Chili Shrimp

Asian style stir fried garlic chili shrimp or prawns is juicy, spicy and sweet. Often in Asian cuisine, shrimp or prawns are cooked as a whole that have head and shell on. Not only is it convenient to cook, but also it retains shrimp juicy and gives more flavor to the food. 
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 98kcal
Author Tracy O.


  • 5 cloves Garlic
  • 1 pound Raw whole shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon Lee Kum Kee garlic chili sauce (Depends how spicy you can handle, you can add more and less.)
  • ½ tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Water
  • ½ tablespoon Brown sugar
  • ½ tablespoon Vegetable oil
  • 3 sticks Green onion


  • Mince 5 cloves of garlic.
  • Cut 3 sticks of green onion.
  • Pour ½ tablespoon of vegetable oil into a non-stick pan and turn on medium to high fire. Then, add minced garlic and stir fry for a minute.
  • Next, add the washed whole raw shrimp and stir fry a little bit.
  • After that, add 1 tablespoon of chili garlic sauce, ½ tablespoon of soy sauce, ½ tablespoon of brown sugar and 1 tablespoon of water and stir fry a few minutes.
  • Until the shrimp cooks. It turns orange red. (Around 3-5 minutes and don't over cook them because the texture of shrimp will change.)
  • When the shrimp is cooked, add the chopped green onion, mix it and ready to serve.



Cooking tips for chili garlic shrimp:

  • Don't over cook the shrimp because it will change to a tough and dry texture.
  • Remember to add chili garlic sauce depending on how hot you can handle. I suggest adding half tablespoon at a time.


Serving: 14g | Calories: 98kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 191mg | Sodium: 811mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 2mg