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Mongolian Shrimp

Mongolian Shrimp -  healthier, cheaper and so much tastier with the addition of onions and red pepper.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 -4
Calories 594kcal
Author Imma


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic chopped
  • ¼ cup reduce sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 -1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce
  • ½ medium onion sliced
  • 1 small red pepper sliced
  • 1 or more teaspoon sriracha
  • ½-1 pound noodles
  • Vegetable oil for frying (about ½ cup)
  • 1 lb. shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 large green onions sliced on the diagonal into one-inch lengths


  • Heat up a saucepan or work to medium heat (the oil should not too hot) with about 1 tablespoon of oil, and then add ginger and garlic sauté for about 1-2 minutes making sure the garlic does not burn – add onions and sriracha.
  • Stir in soy sauce, chicken broth, and hoisin sauce to the mixture. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 3 minutes, add red pepper remove from heat. Set aside.
  • Mix shrimp with the cornstarch. Remove from cornstarch, shake off and let it rest for about 5 minutes.
  • Heat up the Wok with about 2-3 tablespoons oil, and then add shrimp let it rest for about 30 seconds before stirring. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until shrimp reaches desired doneness, stir the shrimp around a little so that it cooks evenly. Remove and keep warm. Transfer shrimp to a plate and remove any excess oil from the saucepan.
  • Next, return saucepan to medium heat. Then add the soy sauce mixture and shrimp. Bring to a boil, continually stirring for about 2 minutes,
  • Finally add scallions, stir- Adjust seasonings and thickness.


Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 594kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 381mg | Sodium: 2260mg | Potassium: 487mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1320IU | Vitamin C: 60.6mg | Calcium: 261mg | Iron: 5.1mg