Szechwan Shrimp

This is a delectable Chinese seafood dish. Not only can you do this with shrimp but try chicken as well. Be careful not to overcook your shrimp. Shrimp that is cooked over a few minutes tends to get a rubbery texture. Serve this dish with your favorite Asian rice.

15 ounces shrimp, shelled and de-veined
4 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
144 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons sunflower oil
1/4 cup scallions, sliced + more for garnish
4 garlic cloves, minced

1. In a small bowl add water, ketchup, soy sauce, cornstarch, honey, red pepper and ginger, mix well and sit aside.

2. In a Saute pan on medium heat add oil Add scallions and garlic, cook for 2 minutes. Add shrimps and cook until white about 1-2 minutes on each side. Reduce heat to low and pour sauce on top of shrimp. Combine well and allow sauce to thicken.

Yields: 3 servings

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