Stir-Frying: Shrimp in Hot Garlic Sauce

Stir-fry's basic secret: Make sure everything is prepped and ready to go before you heat up the wok.

Stir-Fried Shrimp in Hot Garlic Sauce

Makes 4 servings

PointsPlus™ value | 5 per serving
Adapted from Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough'sCooking Know-How (Wiley, 2009)

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup dried Chinese red chiles
  • 1/3 cup diced scallions
  • 2 Tbsp minced, peeled, fresh ginger
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium onion, sliced into rings
  • 1 lb broccoli florets
  • 2 Tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Chinese black bean sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Chinese black vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Shaoxing wine or dry sherry

Instructions

  1. Heat large wok over medium-high heat. Swirl in oil, then add chiles, scallions, ginger and garlic. Stir-fry until aromatic, about 30 seconds.
  2. Add shrimp. Toss and stir over heat until shrimp are pink and firm, about 3 minutes. Add broccoli and onions and cook about 3 minutes more.
  3. Pour in soy sauce, black bean sauce, black vinegar and Shaoxing or sherry. Bring to a simmer, then cook just until sauce is reduced a bit.
Serving size: 1 1/2 cups
Notes
Stir-fry's basic secret: Make sure everything is prepped and ready to go before you heat up the wok.
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