Hot and Sour Shrimp with Spinach and Walnuts

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 mins

A great combination of flavours and textures. A simple meal that will tingle your taste buds.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine shrimp, 2 tblsps Sherry and grated ginger in large bowl.
  2. Combine, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Mix remaining 2 tblsps Sherry, broth, soy, ketchup, cornstarch, vinegar, sugar sesame oil and cayenne pepper in small bowl.
  4. Heat 1 tblsp peanut oil in wok over high heat.
  5. Add walnuts and stir fry 1 minute, until fragrant and toasted.
  6. Transfer walnuts to plate with slotted spoon.
  7. Add spinach to wok and fry until just wilted, about 1 minute.
  8. Put spinach on a serving plate.
  9. Add 1 tblsp peanut oil, bell peppers and garlic to wok, stir fry 1 minute.
  10. Add shrimp mixture and onions and stir fry 1 minute longer.
  11. Stir in stock/sauce mixture.
  12. Cook sauce until clear and thick, about 2 minutes.
  13. Spoon sauce and shrimp over spinach.
  14. Sprinkle with walnuts and serve.


Most Helpful

Wow, this was really delicious, give it a try! Since I didn't have any sesame oil, I used sunflower oil and grinded some sesame seets with it, worked out very well...

Dr Tebi June 27, 2003

This was a very flavorful excellent dish. I did cut back on the peanut oil and added some baby bok choy to the mix simply because it needed used up. The walnuts were a nice crunchy touch. Thank you Evelyn for sharing the recipe.

BonnieZ June 15, 2009

Wonderful and a great way to make shrimp. I made it as directed except using mirin instead of the sherry. Thanks for sharing this keeper!

ellie_ January 29, 2005

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