Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This simple Chinese stir-fry has a fresh balance of flavours. Keep the calorie count down by using boiled rice noodles instead of stir-fried rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the shrimp and remove the black vein if necessary.
  2. Heat the sesame oil in a wok (or non-stick frying pan) and stir-fry the shrimp until they turn from grey to pink.
  3. Add the garlic, ginger and scallions and stir-fry for a couple of minutes. Add the red chili and stir-fry for a further minute.
  4. Finally, add the sweet and sour sauce and cook for a couple of minutes until the mixture is bubbling.
  5. Scatter with the chopped cilantro and serve at once with boiled rice or noodles.