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    The 25 BEST Chinese Shrimp Recipes

    When craving for some Asian food, how about some delicious Chinese Shrimp Recipes? These super simple shrimp recipes are quick to make and loaded with flavors. Cook your shrimp with varied and bold Chinese flavors from spicy to tangy, and make stir fries, noodles and rice dishes.

    Cook your way through all of these Chinese shrimp recipes, and get ready for some serious flavor!

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    Chinese Shrimp Recipes:

    1. Hunan Shrimp

    We’re starting this list of Chinese 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.

    Give this easy stir fry recipe tonight!

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    2. Shrimp Wonton Soup

    This Wonton Soup is easy. Why? Because you use store bought frozen wontons instead of wrapping the wontons from scratch (yep, that’s quite a process), making it perfect for an easy weeknight meal.

    A 15 minute soup with classic Chinese flavors, Wonton Soup is meant to be simmered quick and easy on some chilly winter night, or whenever those Chinese cravings hit hard.

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    3. Spicy Garlic Shrimp

    Super Delish Dinner in minutes… Is it possible? Sure it is. All you need is some shrimp and one of my favorite condiments in my pantry… Chili Oil!!! Get ready for my amazing Spicy Garlic Shrimp.

    You can whip up this cracking shrimp recipe in a matter of minutes, and get those Asian flavors going for a quick weeknight meal.

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    4. Shrimp Lo Mein

    We all love an effortless and delicious recipe, and this easy Shrimp Lo Mein is sure to impress!

    With its flavorful combination of succulent shrimp, stir-fried vegetables, and savory noodles, this mouthwatering dish can be prepared and enjoyed in no time.

    Say goodbye to takeout and embrace a healthier, homemade alternative that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    5. Chinese Shrimp Fried Rice

    Get ready for the ultimate shrimp fried rice experience! Packed with a medley of crisp veggies, succulent shrimp, and perfectly scrambled eggs for a delightful bite.

    Prepare it in a breeze – quick, effortless, and oh-so-healthy. Treat yourself by skipping the takeout and relishing in this homemade delight!

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    6. Shrimp Egg Rolls

    Bursting with delectable flavors, these Shrimp Egg Rolls boast a harmonious blend of well-seasoned shrimp, crisp vegetables, and golden brown, delightfully crispy skin.

    These delectable treats can be oven baked or cooked in the air fry, your choice.

    Elevate your culinary experience with these easy-to-make, restaurant-worthy delights.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    7. 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. Serve with steamed rice for a complete meal.

    It’s one of our favorite Chinese shrimp recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ themodernproper

    8. Chinese Boiled Shrimp With Ginger Scallion Dipping Sauce

    We love the zesty flavors of Chinese Boiled Shrimp, effortlessly prepared and served with a delectable Ginger Scallion Dipping Sauce.

    This recipe guarantees a harmonious blend of culinary delight, perfectly complementing your favorite red cocktail sauce.

    Quick, satisfying, and bursting with flavor.

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    9. Shrimp With Lobster Sauce

    Elevate your dinner with this delectable Shrimp with Lobster Sauce!

    The whole family will relish the flavors of a homemade, take-out inspired meal that won’t break the bank.

    Say goodbye to mediocre take-out and hello to culinary excellence in the comfort of your own kitchen!

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb

    10. 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 @ cookwithdana

    11. Sheet Pan Shrimp and Broccoli

    Experience the delectable flavors of Healthy Sheet Pan Shrimp and Broccoli. Effortlessly prepared and absolutely delightful!

    Enjoy the essence of your beloved Chinese stir fry shrimp and broccoli, all conveniently baked on a single pan for a hassle-free cleanup!

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    12. Garlic Shrimp Chilli Oil Noodles

    These mouth-watering spicy garlic chili oil noodles are not only incredibly quick and easy to make, but they are also packed with flavors.

    The noodles are perfectly coated in the yummiest blend of garlic, ginger, and chili oil, creating a symphony of bold and aromatic flavors.

    Add in shrimp and you have a complete meal!

    Get the Recipe @ marionskitchen

    13. Shrimp Egg Foo Young

    You have to try this delightful Egg Foo Young – a delectable golden-brown omelet infused with bean sprouts, shallots, and succulent shrimp, all adorned with a savory and flavorful gravy.

    Quick and easy, it can be savored in just 15 minutes or even less!

    Get the Recipe @ christieathome

    14. Sesame Garlic Shrimp

    Indulge in the delectable Sticky Sesame Garlic Shrimp, enveloped in a tantalizing Asian sauce, and garnished with a sprinkle of green onions and sesame seeds!

    This delightful 30-minute meal is a breeze to prepare and will undoubtedly become a regular favorite in your culinary repertoire!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    15. Shrimp Chow Mein

    Craving Cantonese-style shrimp noodles? Say goodbye to takeaways and try this simple one-pot meal at home.

    With just a handful of ingredients, you can whip up a delicious dish in no time. Follow this easy recipe and enjoy a tasty meal in under 30 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ whiskaffair

    16. Kung Pao Shrimp

    Crave the taste of Chinese takeout without the hassle? Try this quick and simple Kung Pao Shrimp recipe! It’s perfect for busy weeknights or entertaining guests.

    Enjoy the delectable combination of juicy shrimp, crunchy peanuts, and a customizable fiery garlic chili sauce. Save time and satisfy your cravings at home!

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings

    17. Fried Shrimp Balls

    Discover the ultimate indulgence: crispy, golden shrimp perfection, all wrapped up in a delectable ball.

    Unleash your cravings with this irresistible Chinese appetizer, guaranteed to leave you hooked. Elevate your experience by dipping each bite into a tantalizingly sweet chili sauce.

    Get ready to embark on a mouthwatering adventure you won’t be able to resist.

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    18. Szechuan Chili Shrimp

    Indulge in the delectable delight of crispy and spicy Szechuan Chili Shrimp! This easy-to-make dish is a flavor explosion.

    Crafted with a simple yet exceptionally delicious sauce that will take your taste buds on a heavenly journey, this one-pan recipe can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.

    Treat yourself to culinary perfection!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    19. Black Pepper Shrimp

    Irresistible Black Pepper Shrimp – Butter-drenched shrimp in a mouthwatering black pepper sauce. This quick and simple recipe is ready in just 20 minutes and bursting with flavor.

    It’s one of our favorite Chinese shrimp recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ rasamalaysia

    20. Cashew Shrimp

    The whole family will enjoy the irresistible taste of sweet and sticky cashew shrimp. Say goodbye to takeout and whip up this scrumptious meal in the comfort of your own kitchen!

    Serve with steamed rice for a complete Chinese takeout experience.

    Get the Recipe @ theendlessmeal

    21. Sweet and Sour Shrimp

    Experience a burst of tangy sweetness with every bite of golden crispy shrimp and tender vegetables in this mouthwatering sweet and sour shrimp recipe.

    Discover why it’s the ultimate Chinese takeout dinner favorite. And the best part? It’s ready to devour in just 35 minutes!

    Get the Recipe @ amandascookin

    22. Honey Garlic Shrimp

    Discover the mouthwatering secrets to this easy-to-make honey garlic shrimp recipe that rivals restaurant quality!

    In under 10 minutes, you can enjoy a delectable dish right in the comfort of your own home.

    It’s one of the easiest Chinese shrimp recipes ever!

    Get the Recipe @ vikalinka

    23. Sichuan Shrimp Stir Fry

    Enjoy the divine flavors of authentic Sichuan shrimp from a Chinese restaurant, but in your own kitchen.

    This quick and easy recipe delivers a crispy texture and rich aromas, all spiced with the signature Sichuan spice. Perfect for a weeknight meal.

    Get the Recipe @ omnivorescookbook

    24. Shrimp and Chicken Congee

    You need to try the irresistible flavors of our Easy Chinese Shrimp and Chicken Congee.

    This creamy seafood rice porridge is not only easy to make, but it’s also incredibly silky, creamy, and rich.

    It’s the perfect comfort food to warm you up on chilly days!

    Get the Recipe @ eatingwell

    25. Chinese Shrimp Toast

    Discover the ultimate Shrimp Toast recipe that will blow your taste buds away!

    Sshrimp paste is spread on bread slices and cooked to perfection – soft on top, crispy on the bottom. Elevate the experience by pairing it with a delectable sweet-chili sauce.

    Get ready for an incredible taste sensation!

    Get the Recipe @ spoonforkbacon

    So there you go, twenty five great Chinese shrimp recipes. The only question now is, which to try first?

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    25 BEST Chinese Shrimp Recipes

    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 10 minutes
    Total Time: 15 minutes

    This collection of easy Chinese Shrimp Recipes includes 25 great ways to experience the flavors of the far east!


    • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
    • 2 small shallots, sliced or chopped
    • 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
    • 1 inch ginger, peeled and finely chopped
    • 1 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
    • 4 baby bok choy, halved
    • 6 cups chicken or vegetable broth
    • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 Tbsp rice or white vinegar
    • 1 tsp sesame oil
    • 20-25 fresh or frozen shrimp wontons
    • scallions, sliced (green parts only for garnish)
    • Chili oil or chili crisp, for serving (optional)


    1. Heat oil in a soup pot and sauté shallots, ginger and garlic for 2-3 minutes. Add in shiitake mushrooms and sauté for a couple of minutes.
    2. Stir in the chicken broth and bring to a boil over high heat. Add in soy sauce, rice vinegar and sesame oil. Simmer for a couple of minutes over medium high heat.
    3. Add the bok choy and partially cook 2-3 minutes, then add the frozen wontons and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, or until they float and the bok choy is wilted, but still has a little crunch. Taste and adjust soy sauce and vinegar to your taste.
    4. Serve the broth in bowls with wontons and bok choy, and garnish with scallions and chili oil.

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