Shrimp in Ginger and Scallion is very flavorful yet so easy and quick to make. With only a few basic ingredients, you can have this delicious stir-fry shrimp dish ready in less than 20 minutes. Pair it with vegetables, white rice or pasta.
My brother made this dish while I was visiting. It is best to use peeled shrimp or Costco’s wild caught, headless, unpeeled, deveined Jumbo shrimp. It is so convenient to use Costco or Sam’s frozen shrimp since it is already clean and easy to peel.
Instead of manually chopping the ginger and scallion or green onion, he used a small food processor to make extra servings and stored it in the freezer. If you’ve been following my videos, I do the same thing. I use an ice cube tray to portion my servings, freeze and transfer to a food saver. If you use these ingredients often, it will save you time.
Use olive oil or a combination of butter and olive oil. I prefer to use oil and butter as it complements the shrimp so well. When butter melts, add olive oil and saute all the ingredients. In a few minutes, you are ready to serve it.
Luckily, my video turned out OK since I have a shaky hand. When I travel, I leave behind my camera and tripod as it is too heavy. My brother tells me I’m a very stubborn person. He had mentioned many times before to stop bringing food as it is heavy to hand carry. Also, even though I am TSA pre-checked, anytime I hand carry food I get stopped and searched by the TSA. I don’t like checking in food plus I prefer not to have it in my luggage. Made Biko, my mom’s favorite and gave some to my relatives too. I could do it there but when I am on vacation, I don’t like to cook plus I like cooking in my own kitchen. It is hard to prepare a dish when I don’t know where things are.
How to Cook Shrimp in Ginger and Scallion
A simple and flavorful stir-fry shrimp recipe.
- 2 pounds Jumbo shrimp (peeled and deveined or Costco’s headless unpeeled shrimp)
- ¼ cup ginger minced
- 1/3 cup scallion or green onion minced
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 4-5 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 ½ teaspoons garlic salt powder
- pepper to taste
- In a pan, melt butter then add olive oil over medium heat.
When hot, saute ginger and scallion or green onion for 2 minutes.
- Season with garlic salt powder.
- Add shrimp. Cook until it turns orange.
- Ground pepper to taste.
- Turn off heat.
Serve hot with rice, vegetables or pasta. Enjoy!
Don't over cook shrimp.