How to Make Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas

Stir Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas and Red Bell Pepper in Hot and Sour Sauce Recipe source: American Test Kitchen
Ingredients: Serve 4
1 Pound extra large shrimp (21 to 25 per pound), peeled, deveined, and tails removed
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, 1 minced and 1 thinly sliced
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
½ teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoon white vinegar
1 tablespoon Asian chili garlic sauce
1 tablespoon dry sherry or Shaoxing wine
1 tablespoon ketchup
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 large shallot, sliced thin
8 ounces snow peas or sugar snap peas, strings removed
1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and cut into ¾ inch pieces

Combine shrimp, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, minced garlic, ginger, and salt in bowl. Let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, whisk sugar, vinegar, chili garlic sauce, sherry, ketchup, sesame oil, cornstarch, and soy sauce together in second bowl. Combine sliced garlic with shallot in second bowl.

Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in 12 inch nonstick skillet over high heat until just smoking. Add snow peas and bell pepper and cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables begin to brown, 1 ½ to 2 minutes. Transfer vegetables to bowl.

Add remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil to now empty skillet and heat until just smoking. Add garlic shallot mixture and cook, stirring frequently, until just beginning to brown, about 30 seconds. Add shrimp, reduce heat to medium low and cook, stirring frequently, until shrimp are light pink on both sides, 1 to 1 ½ minutes. Whisk soy sauce mixture to recombine and add to skillet; return to high heat and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened and shrimp are cooked through, 1 to 2 minutes. Return vegetables to skillet, toss to combine, and serve. End.
How to Make Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas

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