Four Seasons Restaurant Delicious Recipes

Vietnamese contemporary cuisine

Spicy Vietnamese Jumbo Shrimp


  • 1 tbs oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red chili, seeded and minced
  • 1 tsp crushed black peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 tbs sugar
  • 3 tbs fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 fresh jumbo shrimp

Heat oil in a wok over medium heat and stir-fry garlic and chili for about 2 minutes.  Add peppercorns, sugar, fish sauce, and water.  Mix well, then add shrimp and simmer for about 9 minutes, uncovered, basting frequently.  Transfer shrimp to a serving platter and set aside.

Reduce heat to low and continue to simmer sauce for about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and pour sauce over shrimp.  Serve hot.