• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Restaurant style kung pao shrimp, perfectly sweet and spicy, made at home!

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound peeled and de-veined shrimp, washed thoroughly (tails on or off are up to you - I left mine on for purely aesthetic purposes)
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
    • 1 onion, minced
    • 6-7 dried red chile peppers
    • 4 garlic cloves, finely minced or grated
    • 1 1-inch piece of ginger, finely minced or grated
    • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
    • 1 tablespoons hot chili sauce (this can be found in the Asian section in any grocery store) or Sriracha
    • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
    • ¼ cup dry roasted peanuts
    • 3-4 scallions, thinly sliced (for garnish)
    • cooked white rice, for serving

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 478 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.55%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.68%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 286 mg 95.26%
    • Sodium: 3307 mg 137.8%
    • Calcium: 204 mg 20.43%
    • Potassium: 1157 mg 33.07%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 30.42%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 48 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.68%
    • Sugar: 17 g
    • Protein: 42 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 39.76%
    • Vitamin C 386.98%
    • Vitamin D 1.13%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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