Caramelized Chili Shrimp with Delicious Combination of Sweet and Spicy Flavours

Shrimp has always been seafood lovers’ favourite. This recipe with caramelized sugar gives this dish a sweet and spicy combo and is a tasty appetizer above all very easy to cook with less effort and preparation.


  • Granulated Sugar –3 tablespoon
  • Rice stick noodles/ Vermicelli -6oz.
  • Salt as per taste
  • Medium sized onion -1
  • Vegetable oil- 2 tablespoon
  • Broccoli florets – 1lb
  • Chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic – 3 cloves finely chopped
  • Grounded pepper- 1/4 teaspoon
  • Shrimp peeled with tails on- 1 Pound
  • Lime- ½

Step 1

Put a pan on flame and add water to it and let it boil. When the water boils add vermicelli and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until it becomes tender. Transfer the vermicelli to a strainer and place it under cold water so that they do not stick.

Step 2

Again, in the same boiling water add broccoli.  Cook the broccoli for 3 to 4 minutes until it gets tender and crisp. Drain it into a bowl and toss the broccoli with onion and salt as per taste.

Step 3

In another pan add 3 tablespoon water and 1/2 cup water. cook sugar and water on a medium flame until the sugar dissolves or till the mixture turns darker and little dense.  To it add oil garlic and pepper to the sugar syrup.

Step 4

Now add shrimp to the mixture and cook it along with it for 2-3 minutes until shrimp turns opaque and appears cooked. Remove it from heat and stir in its black pepper.

Step 5

Divide the vermicelli and broccoli on the serving plates. Serve with shrimps and sauce on its top.

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