13.225 Shrimp & Scallops with Broccoli in Lobster Sauce

Cycle 13 – Item 225

18 (Thu) August 2022

Shrimp & Scallops with Broccoli in Lobster Sauce


by me

at home

-Changgok, Sujeong, Seongnam, Gyeonggi, Republic of Korea-

with the Family

Inspired by a recent experience with the dish in a restaurant (see 13.212 Shrimp in Lobster Sauce), I followed the recipe from The Woks of Life (see Shrimp with Lobster Sauce).

Turned out very nice.  From the recipe, I omitted ground pork (seemed weird), peas (didn’t have), and scallions (didn’t have), but included broccoli and scallops.  The sauce, just garlic + chicken stock + shaoxing wine + sesame oil + white pepper + sugar + corn starch + egg, was a revelation in its delicate simplicity, so soft and creamy.  Similar to but better than an improvised dish that I made last month, which had included soy sauce and oyster sauce (see 13.187 Mommy and Baby Swimming with Trees).

My collection of restaurant posts featuring seafood in eggy gravy, my favorite kind of Chinese dish:

As such dishes are exceedingly rare in Korea, I’ll be glad to master my own.

Next time, with peas and scallions, and egg whites only, I aim for 4.0.


2 thoughts on “13.225 Shrimp & Scallops with Broccoli in Lobster Sauce

  1. Hey! Just wondering if this blog will keep being updated? I see there haven’t been any new posts in a few months. I love keeping up with this blog, gives me an interesting view of living in Korea, and also often gives me some recipe ideas.

    ~A European fan 🙂

    1. Hi Jules,

      So sorry, I was overwhelmed with other things over the past few months, but back on the ground now, Thanks so much for reading!!


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