Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

Posted on June 25, 2007. Filed under: Asian, Seafood |

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

2 teaspoons sugar

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

2 teaspoons cornstarch

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 small onion, cut into 1-inch pieces

1/2 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

1 medium carrot, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)

3/4 pound uncooked peeled deveined large shrimp, thawed if frozen

Hot cooked rice, if desired

1. Stir together soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, crushed red pepper and cornstarch until cornstarch is dissolved; set aside.
2. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Stir-fry onion, bell pepper and carrot in oil 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
3. Stir in soy sauce mixture and shrimp. Stir-fry 3 to 5 minutes, until shrimp are pink and firm and sauce is thickened. Serve over rice.

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