Thursday, 11 August 2011


Ginger Chilli Shrimp

Prep time: 20 min | Cooking time: 10 min | Serves: 2 
15-20 large
1 medium
1 tbsp
1 tbsp
2 tbsp
1 tbsp
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
1 tsp
2-3 tbsp
 shrimp, peeled and deviened
onion, finely sliced
ginger, finely chopped
tomato paste
soy sauce
lime juice
turmeric powder
red chili powder
crushed red chili flakes
light cooking oil
salt, to taste
chopped green onions, for garnish
MARINATE shrimp with turmeric, chili powder and lime juice for 20 minutes. Fry in a bit of oil till crisp on both sides. Set aside.
HEAT remaining oil and saute ginger till fragrant. Add onions and fry for a few minutes till tender and pink.
ADD chili flakes, salt, tomato paste and soy sauce, and stir-fry for a few minutes till it starts to give out oil from the sides. Add shrimp, and stir fry for a minute or two blending spices well.
GARNISH with chopped green onions and serve alongside plain rice and a large pitcher of ice-cold water.

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