Prawn (Shrimp) Chop Suey

Chinese.wok's picture

Apr. 13, 2009

The Prawn (Shrimp) Chop Suey recipe is both easy to prepare and tasty. The succulent prawn pieces in the well blended sauce of spices and flavors will not fail to impress you. Serve the Prawn (Shrimp) Chop Suey with rice for an elaborate supper that at home.


Peeled shrimp 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Dried mushrooms 4
Bean sprouts 1 Pound
Bamboo shoots 4 Ounce
Water chestnuts 8
Cornstarch 1/2 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
Toasted almonds 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)


Prepare the prawns (shrimp), cutting the large ones in half.

Soak the mushrooms in warm water for 20 minutes, rinse, squeeze dry and slice, discarding the stalks.

Rinse the bean sprouts under running cold water.


Cut the bamboo shoots and water chestnuts into match-stick strips.

Mix the cornflour (cornstarch), salt, soy sauce, garlic, sugar, sherry, vegetables and 4 tablespoons water in a small saucepan.

Bring to the boil and simmer slowly, stirring, for 2-3 minutes.

Stir in the prawns (shrimp), cover the pan and reheat gently.

Serve on a heated dish topped with the almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 302Calories from Fat 92

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 501 mg20.88%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 33 g66%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet