Steamed Garlic Shrimp

How to make Steamed Garlic Shrimp.


  • 10 large shrimp
  • 1 oz. garlic, minced
  • 1 oz. green bean vermicelli, soaked
  • 1 oz. fresh red chilli pepper, shredded into thin pieces
  • 1 green onion, shredded into thin pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp rice wine
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water


  1. Cut out shrimp whiskers and legs.
  2. Split shrimp in the middle starting from head working toward the tail; leave tail portion uncut.
  3. In a rectangular dish, put green bean thread noodles over the bottom of the dish.
  4. Place shrimp on top of bean threads, tail in the middle.
  5. Split head toward both sides (form a “W” shape).
  6. Line up all 10 shrimp one by one.
  7. In a small skillet at medium heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil and garlic.
  8. Stir until garlic turns light brown.
  9. In a small bowl, mix 1 tbsp fresh garlic, fried garlic and oil, rice wine, water, salt, sugar and cornstarch.
  10. Pour mixture evenly over shrimp.
  11. Bring water in a steamer to a boil, put the dish with shrimp in, cover and steam for 8-12 minutes.
  12. Garnish with red pepper and green onion.
  13. Pour evenly a tablespoon of hot oil over red pepper and green onion.
  14. Serve and enjoy!
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