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Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp

with Chinese-Style Slaw
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Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp

Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp - An Asian dish with a crunchy kick: Spicy shrimp on a bed of crisp, raw cabbage

Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
50 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 15 min.
Ready in
Calories:
500
calories
Calories
0
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Ingredients

for
2
servings
¼
Napa cabbage (about 250 grams)
1
small Carrot (about 50 grams)
1
small Red onion
½
¼ cup
2 teaspoons
1 teaspoon
2 sprigs
3 tablespoons
1
2 tablespoons
1
3
8
Shrimp (with shell, each 50 grams)
2 tablespoons
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Bowl, 1 Wok, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Sieve, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

1.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 1

Trim cabbage, then rinse and dry. Slice cabbage into thin strips and place in a bowl. Sprinkle with a little salt, mix well and let stand for 30 minutes.

2.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 2

Meanwhile, peel carrot and red onion, then cut both into thin strips. Squeeze juice from lime.

3.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 3

In another bowl, mix together coconut milk, powdered sugar, vinegar and 1 tablespoon lime juice. Season with pepper. Drain cabbage, then add to coconut milk mixture along with the carrot and onion.

4.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 4

Rinse cilantro, shake dry, pluck leaves and finely chop. Add to cabbage mixture. Let stand until flavors develop, about 30 minutes.

5.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 5

In a small pot, combine sugar, chile, fish sauce and 3 tablespoons water. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves completely. Let cool.

6.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 6

Peel and chop garlic. Rinse scallions, pat dry and cut into 2 cm (approximately 3/4-inch) pieces. 

7.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 7

Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact.

8.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 8

With a sharp knife, cut along back of shrimp to devein. Rinse shrimp and pat dry.

9.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 9

Heat oil in a wok over high heat until smoking. Add shrimp and garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Season with pepper.

10.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 10

Add 3-4 tablespoons of the chile sauce along with the whole chile. Cook, stirring, until sauce coats the shrimp, about 2 minutes.

11.
Sweet and Spicy Glazed Shrimp preparation step 11

Add scallions and cook until color brightens, about 45 seconds. Season slaw to taste. Serve shrimp alongside slaw.

Health information

Exact nutritional values of this recipe  
Nutritions
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie500 kcal(24 %)
Protein40 g(41 %)
Fat17 g(15 %)
Carbohydrates44 g(29 %)
Sugar added34 g(136 %)
Roughage4.5 g(15 %)
Vitamin A0.6 mg(75 %)
Vitamin D0.9 μg(5 %)
Vitamin E10.1 mg(84 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin12.2 mg(102 %)
Vitamin B₆0.4 mg(29 %)
Folate115 μg(38 %)
Pantothenic acid0.9 mg(15 %)
Biotin5.9 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.6 μg(53 %)
Vitamin C48 mg(51 %)
Potassium768 mg(19 %)
Calcium230 mg(23 %)
Magnesium102 mg(34 %)
Iron5.2 mg(35 %)
Iodine240 μg(120 %)
Zinc5.2 mg(65 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.1 g
Uric acid165 mg
Cholesterol274 mg
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