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Ketchup Shrimp
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Ketchup, shrimp
Servings: 2
Calories: 387 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 400 g shrimp , around 25g middle size shrimp
  • 1 cup oil , for frying
  • 2 scallions , white part and green part separated
  • 1 tbsp. ShaoHsing wine
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1.5 tbsp. ketchup
  • 1/2 cup warm chicken broth or warm water
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1 thumb ginger , sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic , peel and sliced
  1. Use a toothpick to pick the devein part out. Then remove the dark part in the heads too. Wash carefully and then drain completely. Use kitchen paper if necessary.
  2. Heat oil in a deep pan until really hot; add shrimp in to fry 15 seconds. They should turn red quickly. Transfer shrimp out and pour off extra oil.
  3. Leave in 1 tablespoon of oil, fry garlic, ginger and scallion over slow fire until aroma. Add ketchup and broth. Mix well.
  4. Return shrimp, add sugar,light soy sauce and ShaoHsing wine. Continue cook for 2-3 minutes until the sauce is well thickened and stick to the shrimp. Add salt to taste and scallion sections.

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Nutrition Facts
Ketchup Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 387 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 525mg175%
Sodium 2087mg91%
Potassium 248mg7%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 10.1mg12%
Calcium 290mg29%
Iron 4.7mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.