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


  1. Heat 1 Tablespoon oil in a skillet over high heat. Add cabbage and 1 Tablespoon water. Stir fry for 30 seconds.
  2. Remove cabbage from skillet and place on a serving platter.
  3. Heat 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.
  4. Stir-fry for 10 seconds. Pour the hot mixture onto the cabbage.
  5. Serve

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