Vietnamese Caramel Shrimp

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by LifeIsGood

I found this recipe at recipegoldmine. I would suggest serving this with rice. Enjoy!

Top Review by Dienia B.

ok bad picture , i know , but holy moly this is good i LOVE the pairing of oyster sauce and shrimp and all the flavors of garlic and onion and pepper are awesome make this one if you like stronger flavors

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine the shrimp with the oyster sauce, salt, cayenne pepper and flour. Set aside to marinate for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. In a large skillet or wok over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the garlic and cook until golden brown.
  3. Transfer the shrimp to the pan, discarding the marinade. Cook the shrimp, stirring occasionally, until they begin to turn pink.
  4. Add the water and sugar and simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the scallions and onion and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the chile pepper and black pepper to taste.
  7. Squeeze the lime juice over the top of the shrimp and transfer the mixture to a platter.
  8. Garnish with cilantro, if desired. Serve immediately.

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