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Scrambled eggs with shrimp

ChihYu Smith

This iconic Cantonese scrambled egg with shrimp is a fast, easy, and healthy meal. Enjoy it like a local for breakfast or lunch with a bowl of warm rice!

Let’s get started!

Prepare the shrimp 


Hot water blanch the shrimp and shock them in cold water to stop cooking

Season the eggs


Add the slurry - starch and water - to the eggs with the seasonings and gently whisk

Combine them


Gently fold the shrimp into the egg mixture and combine them well.

Stir fry


Add the shrimp and egg mixture to a hot pan and cook gently over medium heat.



Serve the dish over a bed of hot steamed rice!

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