How to Make Garlic Shrimp with Vermicelli in a Clay Pot: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use a different type of shrimp for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use any type of shrimp, but make sure to clean and devein them properly.

Q: Is it necessary to use clay pot for this dish?
A: Using a clay pot is traditional and helps in even cooking, but you can use any deep cooking pot.

Q: Can I substitute oyster sauce with something else?
A: If you don’t have oyster sauce, you can use soy sauce with a bit of sugar, but it will alter the taste slightly.

Garlic Shrimp with Vermicelli in a Clay Pot


  • Vermicelli: 2 bundles
  • Clams: 200g
  • Green onions and garlic: as needed
  • Fresh shrimp: 20 pieces
  • Chopped green onions: as needed
  • Oyster sauce: as needed
  • Chicken sauce: as needed
  • Cooking wine: as needed
  • Oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Cabbage leaves: 3 pieces (for lining the pot)
  • Bird's eye chili: a few
  • Sugar: a pinch
  1. Prepare all ingredients.
  2. Clean the shrimp, remove heads and veins. Thoroughly wash clams. Line the clay pot with cabbage leaves, place soaked vermicelli on top, and then add shrimp and clams.
  3. In a pan, heat oil and fry minced garlic and bird's eye chili.
  4. Add oyster sauce and cook.
  5. Add chicken sauce.
  6. Add a pinch of sugar and soy sauce, cook until aromatic.
  7. Spread the fried garlic sauce over the seafood and vermicelli in the pot.
  8. Add sufficient water.
  9. Bring to a boil on high heat, then cover and simmer for about 10-15 minutes.
  10. Before serving, garnish with chopped green onions.
  11. Enjoy the flavorful and spicy dish!
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  • Rich in protein from shrimp and clams.
  • Contains carbohydrates from vermicelli.
  • Low in fat, healthy cooking method.
  • Garlic provides antioxidants and enhances immunity.