How to Cook Steamed Jumping Shrimp
Recipe type: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 2 servings
  • ½ kilo fresh shrimp, if possible use live
  • 1 tbsp. sea salt
  • 2 tbsp. sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp. corn starch
  • ½ cup banana sauce or banana catsup
  • 2 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 long green chili, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. MSG
  • ½ tsp. hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. Chinese rice wine
  • ¼ cup finely sliced spring onions
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How to cook Jumping Shrimp
  1. Wash shrimp in running water, and cut of antennae. Then drain well. In a bowl, mix shrimp thoroughly with sea
  2. salt and 1 tbsp of the sesame oil so that all shrimp are coated with oil.
  3. Bring water of steamer to a boil. Transfer shrimp to a plate and steam for 10-15 minutes or just until pink. Transfer shrimp to a colander to drain. Set aside.
  4. Put cornstarch in a small bowl and gradually add banana sauce to make a paste.
  5. Heat a medium sized wok on medium flame. Add cooking oil, then add garlic, ginger and green chili and stir for about 2 minutes. Add shrimp and toss for 1 minute then pour in banana sauce mixture.
  6. Reduce flame to low, toss shrimp for 2 minutes. then add green onions. Toss before serving.
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at