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    The 30 BEST Asian Shrimp Recipes

    We love shrimp, and we love the various Asian cuisines, so it’s just natural that we compile this list of Asian Shrimp Recipes!

    You’ll find a huge variety of dishes, including stir frys, soups, rice dishes, skewers and so much more. This recipe collection includes recipes from every corner of the continent.

    You’re going to love cooking your way through all of these amazing Asian shrimp recipes, experimenting with a variety of unique flavors.

    They’re all so good, we’re sure you’ll be coming back to them again and again!

    This collection of easy Asian Shrimp Recipes includes a huge variety of flavors and cooking techniques.

    The Best Asian Shrimp Recipes:

    1. Hunan Shrimp

    We’re starting this list of Asian shrimp recipes with a spicy stir fry that we can eat again and again.

    If you are looking for your new favorite stir fry, this Hunan shrimp is it. This one can get a bit fiery, but can always be adjusted to your taste buds.

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    2. Thai Shrimp Curry

    Everybody favorite Thai shrimp curry. So easy… so quick… so simple… yet so so finger licking delicious.

    This coconut sauce based curry is perfect for your busy weeknight dinner over a bowlful of jasmine or basmati rice.

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    3. Thai Basil Fried Rice

    Here’s a little spin on your regular fried rice with a huge flavor upgrade!! This Thai Basil Fried Rice is infused with such amazing spicy and umami flavors that you will wonder how simple fried rice can be so tasty.

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    4. Filipino Pancit

    Pancit Bihon is a cherished noodle dish in Filipino cuisine, beloved for generations. It’s a perfect stir fry of thin rice vermicelli noodles, tender meats, and crisp vegetables.

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    5. Shrimp Korma

    This Shrimp Korma is a creamy cashew based curry with a succulent gravy perfect for soaking up with naan or rice.

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    6. Laksa Noodle Soup

    Laksa – the iconic Malaysian spicy coconut noodle soup! An incredibly rich, fragrant, complex flavored broth loaded with all the essential classic Laksa toppings.

    This is one of the most delicious Asian soups you will ever eat.

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    7. Orange Garlic Shrimp

    This Orange Garlic Shrimp with veggies is jam packed with sweet, tangy flavors… perfect for any stir fry. If you like famous orange chicken, you will absolutely fall in love with these shrimp.

    It’s colorfully loaded with any veggies you can lay your hands on. This one is sure is a keeper!!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    8. Crispy Shrimp Tempura

    Crispy Shrimp Tempura is one of the most popular and well known Japanese dishes. The light panko coating results in fried shrimp that are crispy, but not too heavy.

    Get the Recipe @ simplyhomecooked

    9. Korean BBQ Shrimp

    This Korean BBQ shrimp has a perfect blend of spices and a decadent amount of butter. It’s one of the most addicting shrimp recipes you will ever try.

    Get the Recipe @ glebekitchen

    10. Satay Shrimp Skewers

    Satay is popular throughout Southeast Asia, and once you taste it, you’ll understand why.

    The flavorful marinade is the secret to these tasty skewers.

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites

    11. Asian Chilli Garlic Shrimp

    Looking for something to cook quick, yet is loaded with big flavors? Try these Asian shrimp smothered in spicy, sticky Asian sauce.

    No need to go to any Thai restaurant if you can whip up this restaurant worthy spicy shrimp dish right in your very own kitchen.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    12. Shrimp Lo Mein

    We all love an easy recipe, and this easy Shrimp Lo Mein can be on the table in no time. It’s quicker, tastier, and healthier than getting take out.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    13. Ginataang Hipon (Shrimp in Thick Coconut Sauce)

    Ginataang Hipon an easy and flavorful Filipino dish. Shrimp are simmered in a thick, well flavored coconut sauce. It’s a decadent dish that will leave you satisfied.

    Get the Recipe @ pinoybites

    14. Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry

    Don’t you want to start woking after just looking at these shrimp? This Pineapple Shrimp is an absolutely delicious and healthy stir fry recipe with a combination of plump and juicy shrimp, veggies and pineapple.

    The pineapple juice and hoisin sauce give the sauce the perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ theendlessmeal

    15. Sizzling Rice Soup

    Sizzling Rice Soup features a broth with vegetables, chicken, and shrimp and is topped with toasty crispy rice.

    The sizzling and cracking sound of the pipping hot crispy rice as it is poured into the soup is sure to impress your guest.

    Now you can make this Chinese restaurant favorite at home.

    `Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    16. Tôm Rim (Vietnamese Caramelized Shrimp)

    Tom Rim is a beautiful Vienamese recipe where shrimp are marinated, then cooked wit ha sweet and savory sauce. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ wokandkin

    17. Teriyaki Shrimp

    If you love seafood, this easy to make Teriyaki Shrimp recipe is a must try.

    Nothing beats tender shrimp coated in a tasty sticky sauce. These plump shrimp are grilled on skewers and slathered in a homemade teriyaki sauce. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    18. Tom Yum Soup

    This tom yum soup is a quick and easy Thai recipe that is bursting with flavor. Make it spicy or make it mild, this will be one of your favorite shrimp recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings

    19. Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

    Make your regular fried rice a lot more interesting and tasty with few extra add-ins… Thai style. This pineapple fried rice happens very fast with simple ingredients.

    Serve it in a pineapple boat to make it look extra special and eye catching to wow your guests at some Asian themed party.

    Get the Recipe @ jessicagavin

    20. Honey Garlic Korean BBQ Grilled Shrimp

    Honey Garlic Korean BBQ Grilled Shrimp are flavorful and a bit spicy, thanks to gochujang sauce. The sweetness of the honey helps offset the spice, making for a beautiful balance.

    Get the Recipe @ halfbakedharvest

    21. Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry

    This Garlic Shrimp Stir Fry is a 15 minute recipe that you’ll want to make again and again. Plump shrimp and fresh veggies are tossed in a wonderful garlic sauce. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ themodernproper

    22. Shrimp Tempura Roll

    Here’s a very popular roll roll for you sushi lovers. Crispy tempura fried shrimp rolled up along with avocado into a super tasty sushi roll. It’s so fun making your own sushi!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    23. Thai Shrimp Soup

    We can’t get enough of this Thai Shrimp and Rice Soup. It has a coconut milk based broth that is enhanced with red curry paste. It tastes fantastic and only takes about 30 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    24. Asian Grilled Shrimp

    We love these Asian Grilled Shrimp! They’re almost too easy, requiring only the most basic of ingredients, but the flavor of the shrimp really gets a chance to shine.

    Get the Recipe @ recipetineats

    25. Thai Shrimp Cakes

    Here is an affordable alternative to pricey crab cakes. These tender, yet crispy, Thai shrimp cakes are pan seared and cooked in under 30 minutes.

    Shrimp gets lot of flavorings from different Asian sauces. You will love them as appetizers or even mains.

    Get the Recipe @ dishingouthealth

    26. Tandoori Shrimp

    Tandoori is a popular Indian yogurt marinade, loaded with flavorful spices. If you love big flavors, you have to try this one!

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    27. Shrimp Fried Rice

    Shrimp Fried Rice is a great one pan weeknight meal full of plump shrimp and healthy veggies! It only takes about thirty minutes to put this on the table for your family.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    28. Shrimp Pulao

    Shrimp pulao is for when you crave Indian flavors, but don’t want to go to all the effort of making biryani. Simpler in preparation, and taking a fraction of the time, it still tastes amazing.

    Get the Recipe @ whiskaffair

    29. Goan Prawn Curry with Coconut

    This spicy, sour and creamy curry from the western coast of India will satisfy your cravings for an exotic dinner. It whips up in about half an hour, and you’ll think you’re eating in a fancy Indian restaurant.

    Get the Recipe @ myfoodstory

    30. Shrimp Biryani

    We’re wrapping up this list of Asian shrimp recipes with one of my favorites. Indian Prawn Biryani will take your time and attention, but the end result is so so worth in every single morsel.

    Biryani is your favorite shrimp curry buried under a mound of delicately spiced fluffy rice, all made in one pot.

    Once you make this, you are coming back to this one again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ nishkitchen

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    30 BEST Asian Shrimp Recipes

    This collection of easy Asian Shrimp Recipes includes a huge variety of flavors and cooking techniques. We love this fiery shrimp stir fry:


    Stir Fry

    • 1 lbs shrimp
    • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
    • 1 cup green beans, chopped
    • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
    • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
    • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped
    • 1/2 orange bell pepper, chopped
    • 5-6 Green onion or scallions, chopped
    • 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 1 Tbsp ginger, finely chopped
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1 tsp pepper
    • 3 Tbsp oil


    • 5 tsp sambal oelek chili paste
    • 2 Tbsp oyster sauce
    • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 Tbsp rice or white vinegar
    • 2 Tbsp rice wine
    • 3 Tbsp tomato ketchup
    • 1 tsp sugar


      1. Clean the shrimp and marinate it with salt, pepper and cornstarch while you prep the rest of the ingredients.
      2. Mix all the ingredients for sauce in a bowl.
      3. Dice all bell peppers, cut the green beans and scallions into inch long pieces. keep the green and white parts of the scallion separate.
      4. Heat 2 Tbsp oil in a wok over medium high heat. Add shrimp and sear for a couple of minutes, till they get a little curled up and turn pink. Plate them out and set aside. Don't overcook, as they will continue to cook in the Hunan sauce later.
      5. Add remaining oil and turn the heat to high. Add in green beans. Stir and cook for a couple of minutes, till they get little soft. Stir in bell peppers, white parts of scallions, ginger and garlic. Stir fry for 4-5 minutes then mix in the prepared Hunan sauce. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water along with shrimp and stir fry for another 3-4 minutes. Garnish it with green parts of scallions.
      6. Serve it piping hot over your favorite steamed rice.

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