Szechwan Shrimp Recipe

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Ingredients
  • Total Time: 30 mins

  • Ingredients

  • 1 pounds shrimp, in shells

  • 3 tablespoon water

  • 2 tablespoon ketchup

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce, reduced-sodium

  • 1 tablespoon wine, rice, or dry sherry or water

  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 1 teaspoon ginger, fresh

  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, red, crushed

  • 1 tablespoon oil, peanut

  • 1/2 cup(s) scallion(s) (green onions), sliced

  • 4 clove(s) garlic, minced

  • 2 cup(s) rice noodles

  • 2 small peppers), red chile, sliced

Directions
  1. Preparation

  2. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp; cut in half lengthwise. Rinse; shrimp pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.

  3. For sauce, in a small bowl, stir together the 3 tablespoons water, ketchup, soy sauce, rice wine, cornstarch, honey, ground ginger (if using), and crushed red pepper. Set aside.

  4. Pour oil into a large skillet or wok. Heat over medium-high heat. Add green onions, garlic, and grated fresh ginger (if using); stir-fry for 30 seconds.

  5. Add shrimp. Stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque; push to side of skillet or wok. Stir sauce; add to center of skillet or wok. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Serve with rice noodles or rice. If desired, garnish with sliced red chile peppers.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Nutritional Info (Per serving)
Calories
249
Saturated Fat
1g
Sodium
372mg
Dietary Fiber
0g
Total Fat
5g
Carbs
30g
Cholesterol
129mg
Protein
19g
Exchanges
Starch: 2
Lean Meat
2
Fat
0.5
Carb Choices
2

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