Moo Shu Shrimp Recipe

Moo Shu Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Moo Shu Shrimp

Savory and tasty, these moo shu shrimp are the perfect complement to the sweet hoisin sauce and tender corn tortillas for a Chinese-Mexican crossover.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 12small flour tortillas
  • 6tbspvegetable oil
  • 1lbmedium shrimp,shelled and deveined
  • 3large eggs
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2tbspfresh ginger,minced
  • 1large garlic clove
  • 3ozmixed wild mushrooms,sliced
  • 8ozcoleslaw mix,(3 cups) shredded
  • 3scallions
  • 1tbsphoisin sauce
  • cilantro leaves


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F. Stack and wrap the tortillas in foil and heat until warmed through. Stack and wrap the tortillas in foil and heat until warmed through.

  2. Add 1 tablespoon of the oil and heat until smoking. Add the shrimp and stir-fry over high heat for about 2 minutes until lightly browned and cooked through. Scrape the shrimp onto a large platter.

  3. Add 2 tablespoons of the oil to the wok. Stir the eggs, season them with salt and pepper and add to the wok. Cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes until large soft curds form. Scrape the eggs onto the platter with the shrimp.

  4. Add 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil to the wok. Add the ginger, garlic, and mushrooms and stir-fry over high heat for about 4 minutes until lightly browned.

  5. Add the remaining oil to the wok. Add the coleslaw mix and scallions, season with salt and pepper, and stir-fry for about 4 minutes until the cabbage is just wilted but still crunchy.

  6. Return the shrimp and egg to the wok, add the hoisin sauce, and stir-fry just until combined. Transfer the moo shu shrimp to a large bowl.

  7. Serve with the warmed tortillas, cilantro leaves, and hoisin sauce. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 762.44kcal
  • Fat: 40.04g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.14g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.14g
  • Carbohydrates: 69.93g
  • Fiber: 5.42g
  • Sugar: 11.69g
  • Protein: 30.50g
  • Cholesterol: 284.77mg
  • Sodium: 1699.13mg
  • Calcium: 301.85mg
  • Potassium: 595.44mg
  • Iron: 5.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 155.84µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.97mg
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