How to Make Delicious Rocket Shrimp – Tôm Hoả Tiễn

Rocket shrimp

“Tôm hỏa tiễn” is a traditional Chinese dish known for its spicy, aromatic, and flavorful taste. It is typically served on special occasions such as weddings or Lunar New Year. Here is how to make delicious “tôm hỏa tiễn” at home:


  • 1kg shrimp
  • 100g onions
  • 50g sugar
  • 30g seasoning powder
  • 20g five-spice powder
  • 15g chili powder
  • 10g dried onion powder
  • 10g minced garlic
  • 5g salt
  • Cooking oil


Step 1: Prepare the shrimp

  • Rinse the shrimp and slice them thinly (less than 1cm) and pat them dry.
  • Marinate the shrimp with seasoning powder and chili powder for about 15 minutes.

Step 2: Make the onion sauce

  • Heat up some cooking oil in a pan.
  • Add the onions to the pan and stir-fry until they are golden brown.
  • Add dried onion powder, chili powder, and minced garlic to the pan and stir-fry evenly.

Step 3: Fry the shrimp

  • Heat up some cooking oil in a pan and fry the shrimp until they turn golden brown.
  • Remove the shrimp from the pan and add them to the onion sauce. Stir-fry the mixture and add salt to taste.

Step 4: Serve and enjoy

  • Place the “tôm hỏa tiễn” on a plate and garnish with herbs and fresh chili.
  • Your delicious “tôm hỏa tiễn” is now ready to be enjoyed.

Wishing you success in making a delicious “tôm hỏa tiễn”!