Asian Food · Filipino Recipe · Seafood · Shrimps



This Sweet Chili Shrimp is Filipino Style and super delicious! Its quick and easy to cook too. You can pair it with lots of steamed rice or even top it over your pasta. It’s yummy! Hope you enjoy it.



12-15 prawns, trim whiskers & keep shells intact
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
½ onion, minced
1 red chili pepper, deseed & slice
2 stalks spring onions, chopped
Juice of 1 small lime
3 tbsp butter
1 tbsp oil

4 tbsp. tomato ketchup
3 tbsp oyster sauce
1 ½ tbsp sriracha (alternative: hot sauce)
½ cup water
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp corn flour/or regular flour
salt and pepper


In a large wok, heat oil and melt the butter over low heat. Sauté garlic, onions and chili peppers until it becomes fragrant. Add shrimp and lime juice. Stir fry shrimp for about 1 minute.

Add in ketchup, oyster sauce, sriracha and brown sugar. Mix it, until well combined.

Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let it boil and simmer over medium to low heat for about 2 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.

Remember to cook shrimp for about 2-3 minutes only. It becomes rubbery when overcooked.

Transfer into a serving platter and garnish with chopped spring onions. Serve and enjoy!

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