Steamed Shrimps and Broccoli with Spicy XO Sauce Recipe

Steaming the shrimps and broccoli keeps them moist and vibrant.

Jan/Feb 2011 | By
Steamed Shrimps and Broccoli with Spicy XO Sauce Recipe
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Fish and Seafood



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Jan/Feb 2011

Steaming the shrimps and broccoli not only keeps them moist and vibrant, it also helps retain all their natural flavors and nutrients. The addition of XO sauce instantly gives this dish a delicious punch.

Serves 4  
Prep Time
10 minutes  
Cooking Time
8 minutes


20 medium shrimp,
       peeled and deveined with tails left on
2 tablespoons soy sauce
300 grams broccoli,
      cut into florets
1 tablespoon sesame oil
3 tablespoons XO sauce
      (available at Asian food stores)
2 tablespoons chopped green onions or leeks, for garnish


1  In a bowl, mix shrimps and soy sauce. Transfer to a heatproof dish together with broccoli florets.

 Cook in a preheated steamer for 8 minutes or until shrimps turn pink and broccoli florets are tender. Add sesame oil and XO sauce; toss to mix.

 Transfer shrimps and broccoli to a serving dish and garnish with chopped green onions or leeks.



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