Stir-Fried Shrimp and Snow Peas in Orange Sauce
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Fresh ginger, orange zest and honey, give this recipe fantastic sweet-heat. To easily peel ginger root, scrape off the skin with the back of a metal spoon.
cooking spray1 spray(s)
uncooked scallion(s)4 medium, thinly sliced
ginger root1 Tbsp, fresh, minced
orange zest1 Tbsp, finely grated
garlic clove(s)2 clove(s), medium, minced; or 2 1/2 tsp minced garlic
snow peas3 cup(s)
uncooked shrimp8 oz, small, peeled, deveined (about 36 to 40 per lb)
uncooked bean sprouts2 cup(s)
unsweetened orange juice½ cup(s), freshly squeezed recommended
low sodium soy sauce2 Tbsp
honey1 ½ tsp
cornstarch1 ½ tsp
rice vinegar1 ½ Tbsp
toasted sesame oil1 tsp
- Coat a large nonstick wok or saute pan with cooking spray; heat to smoking over high heat, about 2 minutes.
- Toss in scallions, ginger, orange zest and garlic. Stir and toss constantly over the heat for 30 seconds.
- Add snow peas. Continue tossing until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes.
- Add shrimp; continue cooking, tossing all the while, until shrimp are pink and firm, about 2 minutes.
- Add sprouts, orange juice, soy sauce and honey. Toss until bubbling, about 1 minute.
- Meanwhile, combine cornstarch with rice vinegar in a small bowl.
- Stir in cornstarch mixture; continue cooking until sauce has thickened a bit, about 30 seconds. Remove wok or pan from heat and drizzle oil over the dish. Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.