White boiled shrimp
CourseMain dishes
Place of originChina
Main ingredientsshrimp
White boiled shrimp
Traditional Chinese白灼蝦
Simplified Chinese白灼虾

White boiled shrimp (simplified Chinese: 白灼虾; traditional Chinese: 白灼蝦) is a variety of night dish in Cantonese cuisine.[1] The dish is made with shrimp in boiling () 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]


  1. ^ "Yue cuisine". Xinhua News Agency. 2004-09-11. Archived from the original on 2012-03-21.
  2. ^ "鯉漁門海鮮餐 Seafood in Lee Yue Mun Pass". wordpress.com. 2012-02-18. Retrieved 13 August 2012.