Ketchup Shrimps Recipe

Ketchup shrimps is one of the most popular homemade dishes in Hong Kong. My mom used to cook this all the time and it would be gone long before any other dishes. It tastes better if you cook it with the shell on. You have to lick the sauce off the shell first, then peel the shell and eat the shrimp, don’t forget to lick your finger tips at the end. The thought of it make me so hungry.

Delicious Ketchup Shrimps Recipe


Extra Virgin Olive Oil       1 tablespoon
Large Shrimps                1 pound
Garlic (minced)               1 tablespoon
Rice Vinegar                    1.5 teaspoons
Ketchup                           1/2 cup
Sugar                               1/2 teaspoon
Green Onion (chopped)   for garnish

Le Creuset 10-inch skillet

1. Headed and deveined the shrimps, rinse and drain well, set aside.

2. In a skillet, heat up the olive oil on medium. Add ketchup, rice vinegar and sugar, cook for 1 minute (beware of the oil splash). Then, stir in the garlic and mix well.

3. Cook until sauce is thicken. Add shrimps and cover each shrimp with sauce. 

4. Spread the shrimps in a single layer, cook for 2 minutes.

5. Flip and cook for 1 minute, heat off immediately.

6. Sprinkle with green onion for garnish, serve and enjoy.

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6 Responses to Ketchup Shrimps Recipe

  1. 言語治療師加英文教師Carley says:

    [版主回覆03/03/2013 02:45:36]真係好簡單又惹味,你都試下啦. 🙂

  2. Mrs. Tin Tin says:

    very simple to cook, although deveining shrimps takes a little time
    [版主回覆03/03/2013 02:46:53]So I buy deveined one if given the choice, save so much time. 🙂

  3. 小貓 says:

    Yummy and quick cooking. thanks for sharing
    [版主回覆03/03/2013 16:17:00]Hope you will like it. 🙂

  4. 我的名字叫悲傷 says:

    [版主回覆03/04/2013 13:24:39]D蝦真係又大隻又好味. 🙂

  5. Ann Ann says:

    謝謝你的recipe, 很吸引喲
    [版主回覆03/05/2013 10:51:05]Ann Ann,試完話我知好唔好味.

  6. Ann Ann says:

    ok, 一定要試試 ^_^

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