Simple Shrimp Chili Sauce

Simple Shrimp Chili Sauce

Simple with only a few ingredients. Get authentic flavor from bargain shrimp. Great for bento, or make a lot for dinner.

Ingredients: 2 bento portions

14 prawns
Onions (finely chopped)
about 3 tablespoons
◯Chicken stock granules
about 4g
as desired
a pinch
Vegetable oil
as needed


1. Remove the shrimp shells and de-vein them. Rinse in baking soda. I recommend preparing them this way and freezing them for stock.
2. Coat the shrimp in katakuriko.
3. Coat a frying pan with vegetable oil and lightly fry. Be sure to cook them through.
4. Add onions and the ingredients marked with ◯. Once it's cooked through, add doubanjiang as desired, and it's complete.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to make this as a simple bento item that could be eaten over rice.