TEA-flavored SHRIMP

TEA-flavored SHRIMP
Servings: 8 Prep 30 mins Cook 10 mins


  • 4 cups water
  • 1 small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 jasmine-flavored tea bags
  • Juice of 1 lemon (save lemon)
  • 1 1/2 pound medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
Hoisin Dipping Sauce:
  • 2/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Make It

1. Bring water to boiling in 5-quart Dutch oven over high heat. Add onion, celery and tea bags. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 5 minutes. Remove tea bags. Add lemon juice and lemon; return to boiling.

2. Stir the shrimp into the pot; cover and remove the pot from the heat. Let stand for 2 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and curled.

Meanwhile, prepare the dipping sauce:

3. Whisk together the chicken broth, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, cornstarch, sesame oil, sugar and garlic in a small saucepan until the cornstarch is completely dissolved and the mixture is smooth. Bring to boiling over medium heat; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until the mixture is thickened slightly. Pour into small serving bowl.

4. Once the pot with the shrimp has stood for 2 minutes and the shrimp are cooked, drain them thoroughly. Serve with the sauce. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 122, Fat, total (g): 3, chol. (mg): 129, carb. (g): 6, pro. (g): 18, sodium (mg): 693, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.