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Shrimp Chow Mein

Shrimp chow mein is an elegant but quick dinner. Perfect for any season
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Main
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian shrimp recipe, chow mein recipe, quick dinner, shrimp chow mein
Servings: 4
Calories: 243kcal


  • 1 lb fresh shrimp cleaned and deveined
  • 2 stalks celery sliced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 2 tbs vegetable oil don’t use olive oil


  • 1 1/4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tbs mirin see NOTES -OR- dry white wine/dry sherry
  • 1/2 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 2 tbs cornstarch


  • Mix all sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Heat a wok or large skillet over high heat; add the oil.
  • When the oil shimmers, add the shrimp. Stir constantly until shrimp is opaque and pink; about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion, garlic and celery. Stir constantly until celery turns bright green, about 2 minutes. Stir the sauce again and add it to the pan, stirring constantly until it boils. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Serve immediately.


Dry white wine or dry sherry can be substituted


Serving: 1g | Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 288mg | Sodium: 1071mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 2.6mg