Braised large shrimp

If you are looking for an easy to make, delicious recipe that will make the difference, this one is definitely it. There is almost no time necessary to prepare these beautiful and very delicate shrimp.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 25 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 122 / Protein 15g / Carbohydr. 3g / Fat 4g

Ingredients (4 servings)

5 gginger
1 clovesgarlic
10 gspring onions
300 glarge shrimp (12 – 15, unpeeled)
3 tbspred wine
0.3 tspsalt
0.5 tspsugar
2 tbspsoy sauce (light)
1 tspsoy sauce (dark)
1 tsppotato starch
170 mlwater
vegetable oil for frying


frying pan, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife, small bowl

Wine Tip

Classic Riesling, dry, 2013
Riesling Classics are regarded as typically clear wines with strong fruitiness, yet delicate elegance. They have a long finish and are universal menu companions, especially for light cuisine and seafood.

Step 1

Braised large shrimp

Finely chop garlic. Cut ginger and spring onion into thin strips.

cutting board, knife

5 g ginger / 1 cloves garlic / 10 g spring onions

Step 2

Braised large shrimp

Heat some vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add shrimp and sauté for approx. 1 min. on each side until red.

frying pan, cooking spoon

300 g large shrimp / vegetable oil for frying

Step 3

Braised large shrimp

Add garlic, ginger, and spring onions to the pan. Deglaze with red wine. Season with salt and sugar. Then, add light and dark soy sauce.

3 tbsp red wine / 0.3 tsp salt / 0.5 tsp sugar / 2 tbsp soy sauce (light) / 1 tsp soy sauce (dark)

Step 4

Braised large shrimp

Add parts of the water. Bring to a simmer, cover, and allow to cook on low-medium heat for approx. 3 – 4 min.

120 ml water

Step 5

Braised large shrimp

Dissolve starch in the remaining water. Mix well to avoid lumps and stir into the sauce. Return to a simmer and immediately remove from heat. Enjoy!

small bowl

1 tsp potato starch / 50 ml water