San Francisco Shrimp

San Francisco Shrimp

Ready in 45 minutes
6 review(s) averaging 4.8. 100% would make again

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Spicy shrimp in a red sauce

"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!"


Ingredients

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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
Sauce
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
Miscellaneous
cooking oil
cornstarch

Original recipe makes 6 Servings

Servings  

Preparation

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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Amazing recipe!
juliakohler 1 year ago

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

Excellent dish. I was a little heavy on the red peppers, but still a keeper.
Vickie1302 3 years ago

San Francisco shrimp turns out to be Guadalajara shrimp mmmmmm ( it's were we currently live)
Austinmartinez0707 3 years ago

Delicious! I added some yellow and green diced peppers and put it over wild rice. We will definitely make this again.
NantucketGault 3 years 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 4 years ago

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