Bitter Melon Stir Fry With Dried Shrimp

Bitter Melon Stir Fry With Dried Shrimp

Bitter melon is an ingredient popular in Chinese, Indian, and Southeast Asian cooking. It's delicious stir-fried with dried shrimp and sauce.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Cut the ends off the bitter melon and cut in half lengthwise (do not peel). 
  3. Step 3

    Remove the seeds and pith from the middle of the melon with a small spoon. 
  4. Step 4

    Cut the melon diagonally into 1/4-inch slices.
  5. Step 5

    Heat up oil in a wok over medium-high heat. Stir fry garlic and chile until the fragrance releases.
  6. Step 6

    Add the dried shrimp and stir-fry for 10 seconds.
  7. Step 7

    Add bitter melon and 1 tablespoon water. Stir-fry for a couple of minutes.
  8. Step 8

    Add the soy sauce, sugar, salt, and rice wine and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  9. Step 9

    Serve hot and enjoy!