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Korean Style Shrimp In A Spicy Garlic Sauce

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Spicy Garlic Shrimp is a spicy, mouth watering Korean dish with a scrumptious taste, try out and enjoy!
  Shrimp 1 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Egg white 1
  Corn starch 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Chili oil 2 Tablespoon
  Dried peppers 5
  Garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Rice vinegar 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Ginger juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Onion 3 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Red pepper 2 , finely chopped
  Green pepper 2 , finely chopped

In a bowl, mix the shrimp, egg white and just enough water to turn them from dry and into a batter. Lightly fry the shrimp in heated oil and keep aside.
In a pan, add the dried peppers to the hot chili oil cook a few seconds then add all the other sauce ingredients, cook about for 2-3 minutes. Mix 1/4 cup water with 1/2 tbsp corn starch, add to the pan and stir well. Heat thoroughly and stir in the shrimp, coat the shrimp well and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
There are probably a hundred versions of spicy garlic shrimp but this one tastes like you are in Korea. It's not meant for the weak hearted. Watch James prepare these take-out style prawns which are batter coated, deep fried until cripsy and then dumped into a hot garlic sauce. It's a treat for seafood, spice and garlic lovers!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 380 Calories from Fat 91

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.4 mg57.5%

Sodium 364.2 mg15.2%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15.1%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20.1%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 26 g52.8%

Vitamin A 82.3% Vitamin C 245.4%

Calcium 8.5% Iron 21.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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