Szechwan Shrimp

Personal version of the favorite.

Szechwan Shrimp

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  • 12 tbs water

  • 8 tbs ketchup

  • 3 tbs soy sauce

  • 3 tbs corn starch

  • 4 tbs honey

  • 2 tsp crushed red pepper

  • 1 tsp ground ginger

  • 1 tbs evoo

  • ⅓ cup minced onion

  • 4 large cloves garlic

  • 1 tbs Mai Ploy (or eqivalent) sweet chile sauce

  • 12 oz uncooked shrimp or lobster tail or combination

  • 1 tbs butter

  • 1 package of stir fry veggies (if desired, but I like the shrimp etc. over rice without the veggies)


Mix water, ketchup, soy sauce, cornstarch, honey, crushed red peppers and ground ginger in a bowl and set aside. heat oil and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in onion and garlic and cook until carmelized and aromatic (1-2 minutes) Stir in shrimp and/or lobster and fry until brown and beginning to crisp. Stir in sauce and cook until bubbly and thickened. Add veggies if desired Serve with or over rice


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