Szechwan Shrimp

Szechwan Shrimp

World Cuisine Asian Chinese

Don't let some of the ingredients fool you--this spicy shrimp makes a simple, impressive dish, which I usually make for company. For more or less heat, adjust amount of red pepper. Serve over hot steamed rice.

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 142
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 20m


  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 ounces cooked shrimp, tails removed


  • 1   In a bowl, stir together water, ketchup, soy sauce, cornstarch, honey, crushed red pepper, and ground ginger. Set aside.
  • 2   Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in green onions and garlic; cook 30 seconds. Stir in shrimp, and toss to coat with oil. Stir in sauce. Cook and stir until sauce is bubbly and thickened.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 4.4g 7%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 164mg 55%
Sodium 500mg 20%
Potassium 230mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 6.7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
Protein 18.3g 37%
Sugars 4g  
Vitamin A 476IU  
Vitamin C 5mg  
Calcium 46mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 3mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 35mg  
Folate 9mcg