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White Boiled Shrimp

White Boiled Shrimp – Famous Cantonese Shrimp Recipe

White boiling is one of the most famous cooking methods in Cantonese cuisine.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2


  • Shrimp
  • 3 clove of Garlic
  • 1 small piece of Ginger
  • The white part of 1 Green Onion
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 20 g white part of Green onion
  • 20 g Red pepper
  • 25 g Light soy sauce
  • 10 g of Fish sauce
  • 40 g water
  • 3 g white sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil


  • Clean the shrimp with cold water.
  • Put enough water in the pot, add salt, turn the heat to high.
  • Green onion, ginger, and garlic are cut into thick pieces.
  • Place the cut vegetables into the water.
  • After the water is at a rapid boil, add the shrimp. When the water begins to boil again, remove it after one minute.
  • Green onion and red pepper are shredded and placed in a bowl.
  • Add all the sauces and seasonings into a separate bowl.
  • Put a little oil in a wok (not included in the 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil), heat it and pour it on the onion and pepper.
  • No need to clean the wok, just add the sauce and seasoning mixture and heat. Then pour over the oil and vegetables.