Everyone loves a meal that comes together in no time – especially when we’re all still busy adjusting to our “new normal.” The beauty of this dish, in particular, is that it combines both speed and comfort for a Chinese takeout classic you’ll want to make on repeat. Packed with succulent shrimp and crispy veggies, you really can’t go wrong.
Jordan Andino’s Chinese Broccoli & Shrimp in Oyster Sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 Tbsp sesame oil
½ onion, cut into strips
2 cloves garlic, minced
450g medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
5 Tbsp oyster sauce, divided
1/4 tsp chili flakes
12 stalks Chinese broccoli (gai lan)
1/4 cup rice vinegar
4 cups cooked rice, for serving (optional)
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1. Heat vegetable and sesame oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, about 1 minute. Add garlic and shrimp and cook for 1 minute.
2. Add chili flakes, 1 Tbsp of oyster sauce and broccoli. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring often. Add rice wine vinegar and toss to combine.
3. Continue to cook until broccoli is tender-crisp and shrimp is pink, about 2 minutes.
4. Drizzle with remaining oyster sauce before serving. Serve with rice, if desired.