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Shrimp with Garlic & Chile Sauce

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Serves 8 1/2 cup servings | Prep Time 30 mins | Cook Time 5-10 mins


1/2 C. chicken broth
2 tsp corn starch
1 tsp sugar
2 tsp rice wine or dry sherry
2 tsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp white pepper
1 tbl canola oil
1 1/2 lbs lg shrimp, peeled & deveined
2 tbs minced garlic
1 1/2 tsp minced fresh ginger
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced (I used Sambel Oelek chili paste)
1/2 C sliced green onions
1/2 tsp dark sesame oil
Cilantro sprigs

Mix 1st 6 ingredients in a bowl stirring with a whisk... set slurry aside

Heat a wok or large fry pan with Canola oil

Add ginger and garlic with shrimp and then mix in chili paste

Cook shrimp until pink

Stir in the broth slurry and stir until thickened stirring constantly

Remove from the heat and add sesame oil, gr onions and cilantro (save a sprig for garnish)

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I found this recipe in Cooking light Magazine. It's a quick and easy meal that's easily adaptable to anyone's taste. I know that 'cause the 1st time I made it I read it quickly and added rice wine vinegar and it was quite tasty... :-)

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