Shrimps, cabbage and bell pepper stir fry

Shrimps, Cabbage and Bell Pepper Stir Fry

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian Fusion
Keyword stir fry
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 4
Author Connie Veneracion


  • 18 medium shrimps
  • 1/2 head white cabbage
  • 1 large white onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • drizzle sesame seed oil


  • Rinse the shrimps. Cut off the heads and devein if they haven't been cleaned yet.
  • Shred the cabbage. 
  • Crush, peel and finely chop the garlic. 
  • Peel and dice the onion. 
  • Core the bell pepper, remove the seeds and veins and cut into thin strips.
  • Heat the cooking oil in a frying pan or wok. 
  • Throw in the shrimps. 
  • Add the diced onion, grated ginger and chopped garlic. Cook, stirring, just until fragrant (about 15 seconds). 
  • Add the shredded cabbage and bell peppers. 
  • Season with a little salt and lots of freshly ground pepper. 
  • Cook for about a minute to a minute and a half, just long enough to cook the shrimps and NOT overcook the vegetables. 
  • Off the heat, drizzle with a little sesame seed oil and you're done.