How to Make Delicious Garlic Vermicelli Shrimp at Home?

Q: Can I use frozen shrimp for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use frozen shrimp. Just ensure they are completely thawed and patted dry before use.

Q: Is it necessary to remove the shrimp heads and tails?
A: Removing the shrimp heads is necessary, but leaving the last tail segment can enhance presentation.

Q: What type of vermicelli should I use?
A: Longkou vermicelli is recommended for its texture, but any thin rice vermicelli can work.

Q: Can I adjust the spiciness of the dish?
A: Yes, adjust the amount of garlic chili sauce to control the spiciness.

Garlic Vermicelli Shrimp


  • 350g Shrimp (approximately 14 pieces)
  • Suitable amount of Longkou Vermicelli
  • 1 head of Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Chili Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons Hot Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • 2g White Sugar
  • A small amount of Chopped Green Onion
  1. Clean the shrimp, remove heads and shells, leaving the last tail segment.
  2. Make a slit in the shrimp and remove the vein. Thread the tail through the slit in the belly.
  3. Soak the vermicelli in warm water until soft.
  4. Prepare the sauce: Mix 2 tablespoons of minced garlic, 1 tablespoon of garlic chili sauce, 3 tablespoons of hot oil, 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce, 2g of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of water.
  5. Arrange the softened vermicelli in a nest shape on a plate, and place the shrimp on top.
  6. Evenly spread the sauce over each shrimp.
  7. Steam for 5 minutes in boiling water, then turn off the heat and let it sit for 2 minutes without opening the lid.
  8. Garnish with green onions and drizzle with hot oil before serving.
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  • Rich in protein from shrimp
  • Low in carbohydrates
  • Contains healthy fats
  • Garlic provides antioxidants