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Chinese Style: Shrimp With Baby Corn | Microwave Recipes

Chinese Style: Shrimp With Baby Corn | Microwave Recipes

An old favorite which tastes great using an up-to-date cooking method.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Course Main Courses, Seafood
Cuisine Asian, China
Servings 4
Calories 390.1 kcal


  • 1½ lbs shelled large shrimp, uncooked
  • 3 tbsps oil
  • 1 clove garlic, ground
  • 1 small piece ginger root, minced
  • 4 tbsps light stock
  • 4 tbsps light soy sauce
  • 4 tbsps rice wine
  • 2 tsps cornstarch
  • 2 tbsps Chinese parsley (cilantro leaves)
  • 2 oz snow peas
  • 4 oz baby ears of com
  • Salt


  • Heat a browning dish for 5 minutes on HIGH.
  • Shell and de-vein the shrimp if necessary. Add the oil to the dish and the shrimp.
  • Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 1-2 minutes on HIGH, stirring often.
  • Combine the stock, soy sauce, wine and cornstarch. Pour over the shrimp, and cook for 3-4 minutes on MEDIUM, stirring halfway through the cooking time.
  • Cut the stalks off the snow peas and add with the ears of com to the dish. Cut the com in half lengthwise if the ears are large. Cook for 1-2 minutes on MEDIUM, until the sauce thickens and clears.
  • If the shrimp are cooked after 3-4 minutes, remove them before adding the vegetables. Sprinkle with Chinese parsley before serving. #TIME: Preparation takes 20 minutes, microwave cooking takes 5-8 minutes.#
Keyword Microwave Recipe, Shrimp Recipes