San Francisco Shrimp

San Francisco Shrimp

7 reviews, 4.9 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Spicy shrimp in a red sauce


2 pounds jumbo shrimp; shelled
5 stalks scallions; finely chopped
8 cloves garlic; finely chopped
5 slices ginger root; finely chopped
2-3 pods dried red chili peppers; crushed
1/2 cup Ketchup
1 Tbsp cooking sherry or dry red wine
1 Tbsp vinegar
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp salt
cooking oil

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



1. Dry the shrimp with paper towels and dust with cornstarch in a large bowl.

2. Pour about a inch of cooking oil in the bottom of a wok.

3. Deep fry shrimp in batches until pink and slightly golden

4. Remove shrimp to a separate plate

5. Ladle a bit of oil from the wok to a non-stick skillet.

6. Heat and add scallions, garlic, ginger, and chili pepper mix

7. Stir and cook one minute

8. Pour sauce ingredients into the sauce ingredients into the skillet, stir until bubbly.

9. Return shrimp into the skillet, mix well.

10. Serve over a bed of rice.

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San Francisco Shrimp

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Very good and easy to make!! The garlic, ginger and chile combination tasted great!
Valerie411 2m ago

Amazing recipe!
juliakohler 2y ago

Amazing dish. I served it over rice. The only hard part was peeling 2 lbs of shrimp.
juliakohler 3y ago

Excellent dish. I was a little heavy on the red peppers, but still a keeper.
Vickie1302 4y ago

San Francisco shrimp turns out to be Guadalajara shrimp mmmmmm ( it's were we currently live)
Austinmartinez0707 4y ago

Delicious! I added some yellow and green diced peppers and put it over wild rice. We will definitely make this again.
NantucketGault 4y ago

Move over Red Lobster, this spicy sweet dish is a shrimp lovers fantasy! I don't like spicy things as a rule but the flavor is so wonderfully balanced that I loved it!
axelilly 5y ago

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