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Moo shu shrimp over rice in a bowl

Moo Shu Shrimp Recipe

  • Author: Emily Dingmann of myeverydaytable.com
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stir Fry
  • Cuisine: Chinese


This moo shu shrimp recipe is an easy weeknight dinner that’s loaded with nutritious ingredients and tons of flavor. Just 20 min to make.


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  • 3 green onions
  • 4 oz. shiitake mushrooms
  • 3 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. corn starch
  • 2 tsp. chili garlic sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 16 oz. coleslaw mix
  • 16 oz. raw shrimp
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • hoisin sauce


  1. Prepare ingredients:
    Thinly slice green onions, keeping white and green portions separate.
    Thinly slice mushrooms.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, oyster sauce, corn starch, and chili garlic sauce.
  3. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add vegetable oil to pan and when hot, add white part of green onions and mushrooms to pan, cooking for about 1 minute. Add coleslaw mix to pan and cook for about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Push veggies to the side of the pan and add shrimp to middle of the skillet so they are touching the pan.
  5. Add soy sauce mixture to skillet and stir to combine with shrimp. After a minute or two, stir shrimp into cabbage mixture and cook for another 2-3 minutes, until shrimp is cooked through and mixture has thickened.
  6. Serve with warm tortillas or rice, hoisin sauce, and sliced green onions. 


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