How to make Wasabi Shrimp on Pita -

Wasabi mixed avocado and flavourful shrimps topped on pita roundels – a great starter

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Medium shrimps, Wasabi paste

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Wasabi Shrimp on Pita

Wasabi Shrimp on Pita Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Wasabi Shrimp on Pita Recipe

  • Medium shrimps shelled and deveined 20-25

  • Wasabi paste 1 tablespoon

  • Mini round pita breads grilled till golden as required

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion bulbs chopped 2-3

  • Garlic chopped 4-5 cloves

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Fresh red chillies diagonally sliced 4-5 + to sprinkle

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Fish sauce 2 teaspoons

  • Oyster sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns cruhsed to taste

  • Cornflour slurry 4 teaspoons

  • White sesame seeds 1 tablespo to sprinkle

  • Spring onion greens 2 tablespoons

  • Medium avocado 1

  • Lemon 1

  • Spring onion greens cut into strips to garnish


Step 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.

Step 2

Add soya sauce, fish sauce, oyster sauce, salt and crushed black peppercorns, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3

Add cornflour slurry, mix well and cook on high heat for 2-3 minutes or till the mixture thickens.

Step 4

Sprinkle sesame seeds and spring onions greens, mix and sauté for a minute and take the pan off the heat.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 7

Sprinkle sesame seeds and fresh red chillies on top, garnish with spring onion greens strips and serve immediately.

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