How To Cook The Best Easy Kung Pao Shrimp

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Best Easy Kung Pao Shrimp Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Seafood Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 188kcal
Cost $5-20

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Large shrimps peeled
  • 1 pc Red bell pepper cut into 1 inch long
  • 1 pc Green bell pepper cut into 1 inch long
  • 1/2 cup Onion cut into 1/2 inch long
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 4 pcs Red chilies
  • 1/2 cup Unsalted peanuts cracked
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Ground black pepper

For the Sauce

  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 2 tsp Sesame oil
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Cornstarch
  • 2 tsp Water

Instructions

  • Heat a pan or wok then pour the cooking oil.
  • Once the cooking oil gets hot, saute onion for 5 minutes.
  • Add the green and red bell pepper. Continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  • Then season with salt and pepper.
  • Add-in the garlic and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Put the shrimps and cook for 5 minutes or until it turns lightly pink in color.
    Note: Do not overcook.
  • Then add the chili and peanuts, cook for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • In another pan, combine the ingredients of the sauce. Soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, cornstarch and water. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes over low heat or until it boils.
  • Then gradually pour-in the sauce in the shrimp.
  • Serve while hot! Enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 796mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
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