Sunday, April 5, 2015

Shrimp with Broccoli

Shrimp with Broccoli & Yakisoba Noodles

I decided to give my own spin to this popular Chinese restaurant take-out food.

Shrimp with Broccoli
Ingredients
Marinate
20 medium shrimp
1/2 tsp. turmeric powder (Optional)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp. black pepper powder
1 tsp. ginger garlic paste

Whisk for sauce
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. hoisin sauce
1 tsp. chili garlic paste
few drops of toasted sesame oil
1/2 tbsp. sugar (optional)
1 tsp. paprika
1 tbsp. corn starch
1/2 cup water

Process vegetables
A handful of broccoli florets
1 bell pepper
1 spring onion, chopped, reserve greens for garnish

Tempering
1 tbsp. peanut oil
1 tbsp. ginger-garlic paste
2 red chilies

Method
1. Marinate shrimp with turmeric powder -if using, salt, black pepper powder and ginger garlic paste.
2. Whisk all the ingredients for sauce and set aside.
3. Heat oil in a wok. Add red chilies and ginger garlic paste. Stir fry for30 seconds
4. Add broccoli, red bell pepper and white parts of spring onion. Stir fry for 1 minute.
5. Add shrimp along with marinade. Sauté for 3 minutes.
6. Add whisked sauce. Adjust for salt.
7. Cook till done.
8. Garnish with green parts of spring onions.
9. Serve with noodles, fried or plain rice.

Note-
1. You can fry shrimp separately before adding to the vegetable mixture. I save some oil by choosing not to do it.


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