Spicy Garlic Shrimp

Loved this!  It was easy to make and had excellent flavor.  I already had everything I needed in my kitchen except for the shrimp.  I will definitely be adding this to our rotation of meals.  (I found the recipe on a blog I stumbled upon called The Foodie Couple.)


Prawns in Spicy Garlic Sauce
 (adapted from San Francisco Encore):
1 lb. medium prawn cleaned & peeled
1.5 tspns corn starch
1/4 tspn salt
Dash of pepper
1.5 tspns chili paste with garlic
1.5 Tblspns ketchup
1 1/4 Tbslpns oyster sauce
1 Tblspn sugar
2 Tblspns white wine
1.5 Tblspns sesame oil
2 tspns finely chopped garlic
1 green onion, chopped
Add cornstarch to clean prawns with salt & pepper. Mix well. Set aside.
Mix the chili paste, ketchup, oyster sauce, sugar, white wine, and sesame oil. Heat a wok or skillet. Add the oil and garlic.  (There was no mention of what oil or how much to add, so I used 2 tablespoons of peanut oil.) Stir fry for 30 seconds. Add the prawns and stir fry for 2 minutes over high heat. Add the sauce and continue cooking for an additional minute. Remove to serving platter and garnish with green onion.
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One response

  1. That looks really good and though I’m not sure about the oyster sauce (as I don’t have any in the house) it all appears to be Maisie safe! I’ll have to give this one a try.

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