Spicy Garlic and Pepper Shrimp

Skip Davis


Very easy and delicious use of fresh wild shrimp. THAI flavor and spicy. Stir fried and served hot over shredded cabbage.

★★★★★ 2 votes
Dinner for one, but can be multiplied to serve more.
15 Min
5 Min


8 to 10 large
fresh shrimp, peeled and de-veined (26 to 30 size)
2-1/2 Tbsp
canola or vegetable oil
1/4 c
1 c
shredded cabbage or cole slaw mix
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
2 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 medium
thinly sliced onion
1 Tbsp
fresh cilantro, chopped
1 Tbsp
soy sauce

How to Make Spicy Garlic and Pepper Shrimp


  • 1Heat 1 Tablespoon oil in a skillet over high heat. Add cabbage and 1 Tablespoon water. Stir fry for 30 seconds.
  • 2Remove cabbage from skillet and place on a serving platter.
  • 3Heat the remaining 1-1/2 Tablespoons oil in the skillet over high heat. Place the garlic and shrimp in the skillet and stir fry until garlic is lightly browned and shrimp turns pink. Add pepper flakes, onion, cilantro, soy sauce and remaining water to the skillet.
  • 4Stir-fry for 10 seconds. Pour the hot mixture onto the cabbage.
  • 5Serve

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