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Filipino Sizzling Gambas

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Sizzling Gambas is a shrimp dish that is considered to be both an appetizer and a main dish. Although the term “Gambas” in Spanish pertain to prawns, this dish often uses medium to large sized shrimps (compared to jumbo and colossal prawns) because of price and quantity reasons. On the other hand, the “sizzling” adjective refers to the manner on how the shrimps are presented. A hot metal plate known as a sizzling plate (or fajita plate) is used to serve the dish to make it more appealing and exciting to eat.
Ingredients
  Shrimp 1 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Cooking oil/Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green chili 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced diagonally
  Red bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Onion 1 Medium, quartered
  Cooking rice wine 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chili sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Combine lemon juice and shrimp and marinade for 30 minutes.

2. Pour cooking oil in a wok of frying pan then apply heat.

3. When the oil is hot enough, put-in the garlic and cook until the color turns light brown.

4. Add the onions and red bell pepper then cook until the texture softens.

5. Put-in the shrimps and cook for 2 minutes.

6. Add the cooking rice wine, salt, and pepper then cook for another minute.

7. Add the tomato sauce and stir. Cook for 2 minutes.

8. Put-in the hot sauce and simmer for 30 seconds. Turn off the heat and set-aside.

9. Heat a sizzling plate and transfer the shrimp along with the other ingredients.

10. Top with sliced green chilies and serve.

11. Share and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Filipino Sizzling Hot Chili Shrimp
This video is in Filipino.

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