Tamarind Shrimp Stir-Fry Recipe

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How To Make Tamarind Shrimp Stir-Fry

A tangy and savory shrimp stir-fry dish that’s quick and easy to make for a weeknight dinner.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup tamarind pulp
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Rice for serving


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the tamarind pulp, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and cornstarch until well combined.

  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over high heat.

  3. Add the shrimp and stir-fry until opaque, about 2-3 minutes.

  4. Add the tamarind sauce to the skillet and continue to stir-fry until the sauce has thickened, about 2-3 minutes more.

  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve over rice.


  • Calories : 209kcal
  • Total Fat : 9g
  • Saturated Fat : 1g
  • Cholesterol : 191mg
  • Sodium : 1214mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 8g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 5g
  • Protein : 23g
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