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!
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.
2. 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.
3. Shrimp Korma
This Shrimp Korma is a creamy cashew based curry with a succulent gravy perfect for soaking up with naan or rice.
4. 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.
5. 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!!
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. 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.
15. 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!
16. 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!
17. 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!
18. 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.
19. 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.
20. 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!
21. 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!
22. 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.
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. Tandoori Shrimp
Tandoori is a popular Indian yogurt marinade, loaded with flavorful spices. If you love big flavors, you have to try this one!
26. 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.
27. Pancit Palabok (Filipino Rice Noodles with Pork and Shrimp Sauce)
This Filipino noodle dish is fantastic. Tice noodles are topped with a pork and shrimp sauce similar to ragu. It’s garnished with hard boiled eggs, smoked fish and chicharron.
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.
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.
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.
So many different Asian shrimp recipes to try! Which one will make their way into your regular rotation?
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- 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
- Clean the shrimp and marinate it with salt, pepper and cornstarch while you prep the rest of the ingredients.
- Mix all the ingredients for sauce in a bowl.
- Dice all bell peppers, cut the green beans and scallions into inch long pieces. keep the green and white parts of the scallion separate.
- 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.
- 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.
- Serve it piping hot over your favorite steamed rice.
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