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Dried Shrimps and Winter Melon

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Chinese


Dried Shrimps and Winter Melon is a simple stir fried dish that originated in the Zhejiang province of China. It is made out of winter melon stir fried with dried shrimps which is a very good combination complements each other’s flavours perfectly.


  • 350g winter melon, sliced
  • 4 tbsp dried shrimps
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 2 shallots, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • fish sauce
  • oil


  1. Sauté garlic and shallot.
  2. Add dried shrimps and fry until crispy.
  3. Add the sliced winter melon, stir fry for 4 minutes
  4. Add chicken stock and fish sauce, simmer for 4 minutes
  5. Season with pepper and serve