Chef shares delicious Asian shrimp in pita bread recipe

Chef shares delicious Asian shrimp in pita bread recipe

Dine at the seaside tonight with this great recipe from renowned chef Nelson Makgakoa, which will have you licking your fingers. 

Asian shrimp in pita bread recipe
Asian shrimp in pita bread recipe/ Supplied

Are you a fan of shrimp or want to try something different for dinner?

Chef Nelson Makgakoa has an amazing recipe for you to try. 

It is the Asian shrimp in pita bread recipe that is easy and quick to make. 


1 packet frozen shrimp

1 Teaspoon garlic and ginger paste

4 Tablespoon soy sauce

1/2 Onion

Garlic clove minced

4 Tablespoon sweet chili sauce

4 Tablespoon teriyaki sauce

1 Cup mixed vegetables

3 Tablespoon sesame oil

4 Tablespoon vegetable oil

1 Stock celery roughly chopped

Pita bread

Salt and pepper

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First sauté the garlic in oil, add onions, and celery then fry.

Remove the garlic, onion and celery.

In the same oil, fry mixed vegetables/ stir fry.

Remove from the pot and put aside.

In the same pot, add sesame oil then fry garlic and ginger paste.  

Add shrimp and cook for two minutes.

Add the cooked (mixed veg, onion, garlic, celery) .

Add four tablespoons of soy sauce, sweet chili sauce, and teriyaki sauce.

Cut the pita bread in half, add the filling.


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All images supplied by chef Nelson Makgakoa

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