Easy Kung Pao Shrimp Recipe
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: kung pao shrimp, shrimp recipe
Author: Vanjo Merano
- 1 lb. large shrimp head and shell removed
- 1 piece bell pepper chopped
- 1 piece onion chopped
- 1/2 cup scallions chopped
- 1/4 cup peanuts
- 3/4 cup kung pao sauce
- 1 piece zucchini diced
- 5 pieces dried red chili
- 1 thumb ginger minced
- 1 tablespoon garlic minced
- 3 tablespoons cooking oil
- Salt and pepper to taste.
Heat a pan or wok then pour the cooking oil.
Once the cooking oil gets hot, quickly saute the ginger and garlic. Do this fast to prevent the spices from getting burnt.
Put-in the dried chili and peanuts. Stir fry for 1 minute.
Add the onion and zucchini. Cook for 1 minute.
Put-in the bell peppers. Stir-fry for 2 minutes.
Add the shrimp. Continue to stir-fry for 2 to 5 minutes. do not overcook the shrimp
Pour-in the kung pao sauce. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
Add the scallions. Sprinkle salt and pepper, if needed. Try to taste your dish at this point to see if you will need to add salt and pepper.
Stir and transfer to a serving plate.
Share and enjoy!
Serving: 3g | Calories: 520kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 381mg | Sodium: 1951mg | Potassium: 764mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 2193IU | Vitamin C: 76mg | Calcium: 297mg | Iron: 5mg