How to make Steamed Seafood Packets -

Shrimps cooked with a choice of herbs packed in aluminium foil are irresistible

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Shrimps (श्रिंप/ छोटे झींगे), Mushrooms (मशरूम)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Steamed Seafood Packets

Steamed Seafood Packets 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Steamed Seafood Packets Recipe

  • Shrimps deveined 200 grams

  • Mushrooms quartered 5-6

  • Green garlic chopped 5-6 stalks

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 3-4

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Wash shrimps thoroughly under running water and drain. Mix together shrimps, mushrooms, green garlic, onion, salt, crushed black peppercorns and lemon juice. Take a piece of aluminium foil and shape into a packet.

Step 2

Fill it less than half with the shrimp mixture leaving top space empty for steam to accumulate. Fold and seal the top tightly so that the steam does not escape. Heat a griddle or pan and place the aluminium packets on it.

Step 3

Cook on low heat for five to six minutes. If cooking in a pan, you can add some water to it and the packets get steamed in waterbed. Serve in the aluminium packet itself so that it can be opened just before eating.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.