Kung Pao Shrimp

Kung Pao ShrimpKung Pao Shrimp

1 lb. medium shrimp. peeled and deveined

1 tsp. Chinese five-spice powder

1 tsp. cornstarch

2 Tbsp. oyster sauce

1 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar

2 tsp.  sesame chili oil

1 small onion, sliced

1 red or yellow bell pepper, sliced

2 tsp. grated fresh ginger

2 cups snow peas, trimmed

2 tsp. chopped peanuts

In a small bowl, toss the shrimp with the five-spice powder and cornstarch.  In another small bowl, mix the oyster sauce, rice vinegar and 2 tablespoons water.

In a large skillet, heat sesame chili oil over medium-high.  Add the onion, pepper, ginger and 1 tablespoon water; and stir-fry until vegetables soften,2 to 3 minutes.  Add the shrimp and cook 2 minutes.  Add the snow peas and sauce.  Cook until the shrimp are opaque in the center and the sauce thickens, 2 to 3 minutes..Garnish with the peanuts.

(Recipe was in EveryDay with Rachael Ray; Lighten-Up Chinese Food; 2016)


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