Kung Pao Shrimp

Tender juicy Kung Pao Shrimp is a popular dish for very delicious reasons. Almost every Chinese restaurant offers this selection on the menu. This meal can be cooked in the comforted of your home in under 30 minutes. Chinese restaurants often use MSG (Monosodium Glutamate) which is known to be bad for the body over time in large quantities. This recipe calls for no MSG and tastes equivalent to what is typically provided in a restaurant. Most of these ingredients can be bought at your common neighborhood grocery store or you can swing by the local asian grocery sore for authentic ingredients.

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In a bowl: add shrimp, shaoxing cooking wine, cornstarch and mix. Cover and marinate for 10 minutes.

In a bowl: add cold water, cornstarch and mix until dissolved. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix. Set aside.

Heat the wok or pan to high. Add oil and wait for 1-2 minutes until hot. Add onions and garlic to the wok. Stir and cook for 1 minute.

Add red bell peppers, peanuts, dried chilies peppers. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.

Add shrimp, ground Sichuan and cook (toss) for 1-2 minutes or until the shrimp is ~50% cooked.

Lastly add the sauce mixture. Toss and mix thoroughly for 1-2 minutes. Remove the wok/pan from the heat.

Garnish chopped green onions. Serve immediately & enjoy!

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Kung Pao Shrimp

Juicy shrimp with a bit of a spicy kick.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 4
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • 1 red bell pepper remove seeds & chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • ½ cup unsalted peanuts
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 6-12 dried red chili peppers Sichuan 
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • ¼-1 tsp ground Sichuan pepper optional but highly recommended to taste

Marinate

  • 1 lb jumbo shrimp (with or without tail) peeled & deveined
  • 1 tbsp shaoxing cooking wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tsp cornstarch

Sauce

  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp shaoxing cooking wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp black vinegar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch

Garnish with chopped green onions

    Instructions
     

    Marinate

    • In a bowl: add shrimp, shaoxing cooking wine, cornstarch and mix. Cover and marinate for 10 minutes.

    Sauce

    • In a bowl: add cold water, cornstarch and mix until dissolved. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix. Set aside.

    Stir Fry

    • Heat the wok or pan to high. Add oil and wait for 1-2 minutes until hot. Add onions and garlic to the wok. Stir and cook for 1 minute. Add red bell peppers, peanuts, dried chilies peppers. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant.
    • Add shrimp, ground Sichuan and cook (toss) for 1-2 minutes or until the shrimp is ~50% cooked. Lastly add the sauce mixture. Toss and mix thoroughly for 1-2 minutes. Remove the wok/pan from the heat.

    Garnish chopped green onions. Serve immediately & enjoy!

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