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Szechwan Shrimp Recipe

This recipe has the most amazing flavor and texture to it. You are going to love how simple it is to make and how delicious it tastes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: seafood, shrimp, shrimp dinner, szechwan shrimp
Servings: 3
Calories: 189kcal


  • Medium Bowl
  • Large Skillet


  • 4 Tablespoons water
  • 2 Tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper optional
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 bunch green onions chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 12 ounces cooked shrimp


  • In a medium bowl, stir together water, ketchup, soy sauce, cornstarch, honey, crushed red pepper, and ground ginger. Set it aside.
  • In a large skillet heat oil on medium-high heat.
  • Stir in green onions and garlic and cook 1 minute.
  • Stir in shrimp and stir so it is covered in the oil.
  • Stir in sauce the cook and stir until sauce is bubbly and thickened.


  • We like to serve this with egg rolls or fried rice.


Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1315mg | Potassium: 172mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 179mg | Iron: 3mg