Wasabi Shrimp on Pita

Wasabi mixed avocado and flavourful shrimps topped on pita roundels – a great starter This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Wasabi Shrimp on Pita

Main Ingredients Medium shrimps, Wasabi paste
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Wasabi Shrimp on Pita

  • 20-25 Medium shrimps shelled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon Wasabi paste
  • as required Mini round pita breads grilled till golden
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 2-3 Spring onion bulbs chopped
  • 4-5 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 4-5 + to sprinkle Fresh red chillies diagonally sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Oyster sauce
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black peppercorns cruhsed
  • 4 teaspoons Cornflour slurry
  • 1 tablespo to sprinkle White sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Spring onion greens
  • 1 Medium avocado
  • 1 Lemon
  • to garnish Spring onion greens cut into strips


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add spring onion bulbs, garlic, ginger and red chillies, mix and sauté for a minute. Add shrimps, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add soya sauce, fish sauce, oyster sauce, salt and crushed black peppercorns, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add cornflour slurry, mix well and cook on high heat for 2-3 minutes or till the mixture thickens.
  4. Sprinkle sesame seeds and spring onions greens, mix and sauté for a minute and take the pan off the heat.
  5. Halve the avocado, remove the seed and scoop out the flesh avocado into a bowl. Squeeze the juice of 1 lemon into the bowl and mash the mixture well with a fork. Add wasabi paste and mix well. Transfer the mixture into a piping bag.
  6. Place pita breads on a serving platter, pipe out the avocado mixture over each of them and top with a portion of the shrimp mixture.
  7. Sprinkle sesame seeds and fresh red chillies on top, garnish with spring onion greens strips and serve immediately.