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Shrimp steam with lemongrass and lime leaves

shrimp steam with lemon grass

About Shrimp steam with lemongrass ( Tôm hấp xả )

Easy and quickly but also delicious for your family meal. You can cook this food for a snack or big meal. The most important is steam until shrimps color is pink or red, be careful if keep steaming in a long time make shrimp loss sweet meat and dry.

You should choose shrimps have strong shell, fresh shrimp. That’s the delicious shrimp!

Now time to cook!


  • 12 black tiger shrimp
  • 12 lime leaves
  • 3 lemongrass
  • 1 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoons pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Prepare: Shrimp clean, use a knife make an incision in the back, remove the black fiber
  2. Lime leaves , lemongrass wash then cut into pieces, crush.
  3. Marinate shrimp with lemongrass, lime leaves, white wine and ginger.
  4. Prepare a steamer, boil water, place the shrimp on “ xung “ ( tool use to steam), steam in about 8 - 10 minutes.


Put shrimp out, enjoy when hot with lemon pepper salt. Make lemon pepper salt: fry salt to dry, then crush and mix with pepper, pepper powder and lemon juice.

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