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Szechwan Shrimp

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  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Raw shrimp 1 Pound, shelled and deveined (Medium Ones)
  Cooking sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Salad oil 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced (Large Cloves)
  Minced fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green onion with tops 4 , thinly sliced

With your hands, rub salt into shrimp.
Let shrimp stand for 15 minutes, then rinse well, drain, and pat dry with paper towels.
Prepare cooking sauce and set aside.
Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons of the oil in a wide frying pan or wok over medium heat.
When oil is hot, add shrimp and stir-fry until shrimp turn pink (3 to 4 minutes).
Remove from pan and set aside.
Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil.
Add garlic, ginger, and red pepper and stir-fry for 5 seconds.
Return shrimp to pan, add green onions, and stir once.
Stir cooking sauce, add to pan, and cook, stirring, until sauce bubbles and thickens.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 896 Calories from Fat 428

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74.2%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0.7 g

Cholesterol 689.4 mg229.8%

Sodium 2734.3 mg113.9%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.8%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 95 g189.9%

Vitamin A 55.5% Vitamin C 59.8%

Calcium 30% Iron 69.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Szechwan Shrimp Recipe