Sweet and Spicy Shrimp! (Filipino Style)

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Photo Credits: ctto; indian food network

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ½ tbsp red chillies, de-seeded (option to lessen depending on desired spice level)
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper, de-seeded and sliced
  • 2 tbsp garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • Pinch of salt

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients except for cooking oil in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. As an alternative, you may also pound the ingredients together using mortar and pestle.
  2. Heat oil over low heat heat and cook for 3 minutes. Yield should be around 3 tbsp.

COOKING SWEET AND SPICY SHRIMP

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tbsp butter (for searing of shrimps)
  • ¼ kg shrimps, shelled and deveined
  • Shrimp broth: boil shrimp heads and shells in ¼ cup water; strain and set aside
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • ½ tbsp garlic, crushed
  • ¼ tsp wansoy, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp spring onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp chili garlic mixture (above)
  • 1 sachet Oyster Sauce 30g
  • ½ tsp brown sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Sear shrimps in butter turning each side once color changes. Set aside.
  2. Sauté garlic, wansoy and spring onions in butter.
  3. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, chili garlic, shrimp broth and Oyster Sauce. Mix well and stir this into the garlic wansoy mixture.
  4. Add the shrimps. Mix well and serve hot.

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