Oriental Shrimp Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Salad oil2 Tablespoon
 Raw shrimp2 Pound, shelled and deveined
 Scallion/Small onion1 , chopped
 Chicken broth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water chestnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thinly sliced
 Frozen peas1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Package)
 Ginger root slices/1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger3
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Sherry2 Tablespoon
 Cornstarch2 Teaspoon
 Water1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1461 Calories from Fat 413

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.4%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.4%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 1378.9 mg

Sodium 5631.4 mg234.6%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.6 g30.3%

Sugars 8.3 g

Protein 195 g389.6%

Vitamin A 90.4% Vitamin C 77.1%

Calcium 52.1% Iron 141.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a skillet heat the oil, add the shrimp and onion and cook, stirring, until the shrimp turn pink and the onion is tender but not brown, about one minute.
2. Add the broth, water chestnuts, peas, ginger and salt. Cover and cook until the peas and shrimp are tender, about three minutes.
3. Remove the cover and stir in the soy sauce, sherry and cornstarch dissolved in the water. Cook until the sauce is clear and slightly thickened.