15-minute shrimp curry

Vacuum-packed shelled and deveined shrimps, and curry paste in a jar, conveniently available in groceries and supermarkets, were used in this dish. Preparation time was reduced to a mere five minutes. Cooking time was ten minutes for a total of 15 minutes. … [Read more...]


Shrimp and broccoli stir fry

Speedy and the girls love shrimps and prawns so even if I can't eat them (except for a bite here and there because of an allergy), I cook dishes with shrimps or prawns just for the three of them. On Friday evening, I made a pan of paella (I'll take photos next time) and, … [Read more...]


Shrimps with lemon-butter-garlic sauce

If you're looking for a recipe that can yield a scrumptious feast for a dozen without working up too much sweat in the kitchen, this is it. You can easily make platters of this seafood dish in minutes.This is the shrimp version of a prawn recipe in the archive. If you … [Read more...]


Spicy shrimps and chayote in white wine

Just like the mac, cheese and shrimps dish, this easy sauteed shrimp and chayote dish was made with frozen, vacuum-sealed shrimps that came shelled and deveined. The vegetables are boiled in white wine (which really enhances the natural sweetness of the chayote and carrot), … [Read more...]


Mac, cheese and shrimps

Made with vacuum-sealed shrimps found at the frozen section of Robinson's Metro East Supermarket. The shrimps came shelled, the heads cut off and, most importantly, the backs had been slit and the digestive system (the black thread) removed. Oh, it saved me so much work and … [Read more...]


Ebi (shrimp) tempura

Panko is a wonderful thing for fried food. And although traditionally used for dishes like tonkatsu, I like to use panko for making tempura too. Instead of dipping the shrimps in batter, I cooked my ebi tempura by dredging the shrimps in flour, coating them with egg and … [Read more...]


Mac and cheese… with prawns and asparagus

Because the catfish in the local market were much too small, I wandered off to a stall selling shrimps and prawns. And they were so fresh and enticing that I couldn't resist buying half a kilo for tonight's dinner. Well, to be more precise, for my husband's and daughters' … [Read more...]


Camaron rebosado

It's the Filipino version of the Japanese tempura but how we cook camaron rebosado is more similar to the Chinese way of cooking this crispy batter coated shrimps. A lot of cooks add a beaten egg to the batter -- I don't because combining egg, flour and water results in a … [Read more...]

Dried shrimps

Dried shrimps

This is one of those things that illustrates well the saying that "a little goes a long, long way". These tiny sun dried shrimps are so tasty that you only need a few tablespoonfuls to really bring a plain vegetable dish to new heights of excitement.Although they are … [Read more...]