Shrimp In Chili Sauce (A Restaurant Dish at Home)

Shrimp In Chili Sauce (A Restaurant Dish at Home)

You can enjoy a restaurant dish at home. This is so delicious it will not disappoint.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Peeled shrimp
300 g
Japanese leek
1/3 stalk
20 g
1 clove
Beaten egg
Seasonings for the shrimp:
1/4 teaspoon
a small amount
1 teaspoon
Egg white
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons
Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
Tomato ketchup
5 tablespoons
Chinese soup stock
200 ml
Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
a small amount
Katakuriko slurry
as needed


1. Finely chop the leek, ginger and garlic.
2. Combine the shrimp with the salt, pepper, sake, and egg whites in a bowl. Add the katakuriko and oil and mix together.
3. Make the combined seasonings. Put all the ingredients except for the doubanjiang and katakuriko dissolved in water in a bowl and combine.
4. Put a generous amount of oil in a pan and add the shrimp while the oil is still lukewarm. Shallow-fry the shrimp over high heat.
5. When the shrimp have turned red, drain in a colander or sieve.
6. Add a little oil in the pan and stir fry the ginger, garlic and doubanjiang. When it's fragrant, add the leek and continue stir frying.
7. Add the combined seasonings and bring to a boil, then add the fried shrimp. Thicken the sauce with katakuriko dissolved in water, add a beaten egg, stir slowly, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love shrimp in chili sauce. This recipe is the result of lots of experimentation.