Chinese Shrimp with Lobster Sauce
I received a few requests from my readers on how to prepare Shrimp with Lobster Sauce, a very popular Americanized Chinese dish.
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Shrimp is always a great dish to serve, as the Cantonese pronunciation of 虾 sounds like 哈, which means laughter or happiness.
So, here I share with you my Shrimp with Lobster Sauce recipe, which you can prepare to celebrate Chinese New Year, or any other holiday.
(All Chinese New Year recipes can be found here.)
Chinese New Year is all about feasting, eating lots of good food that signifies great fortune, happiness, and prosperity.
What is Shrimp with Lobster Sauce Made of?
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One thing that I need to clarify is that no actual lobster is used in this dish. The name actually originates from the use of fermented black beans in the sauce, which the Cantonese use in creating lobster.
I think whoever invented the dish is a smart marketing whiz, as it sounds so much more delicious with the word lobster in its name.
Is Shrimp with Lobster Sauce Healthy?
This recipe is very healthy, with one serving being only 173 calories.
What Dishes to Serve with this Recipe?
For a wholesome meal and easy weeknight dinner, I recommend the following recipes.