White boiled shrimp

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White boiled shrimp
Canto white boiled shrimp.jpg
Type Main dishes
Place of origin
Main ingredients
Cookbook:White boiled shrimp  White boiled shrimp
White boiled shrimp
Traditional Chinese 白灼蝦
Simplified Chinese 白灼虾

White boiled shrimp is a variety of night dish in Cantonese cuisine.[1] The dish is made with shrimp in boiling (灼) hot water, and served with the shells. The shrimp is then eaten with soy sauce. When finished, people wash their hands in a bowl of warm tea and lemon.[2]


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  2. ^ "鯉漁門海鮮餐 Seafood in Lee Yue Mun Pass". wordpress.com. 2012-02-18. Retrieved 13 August 2012.