This week’s Independence Day themed Fish for Friday Recipe for Firecracker Shrimp With Sweet Chili Sauce is by Jaden Hair, author of The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook.
When you make these, you might want to whip up a double batch because these addictive shrimp will be gone before you know it.
Quick Tip: You can find sweet chili sauce in the international aisle of your local supermarket or Asian grocery store.
Ingredients for the Shrimp:
25 large tail-on shrimp, deveined and nicked (see above)
15 eggroll/springroll wrappers, cut in half diagonally (2 triangles)
oil for frying
Ingredients for the Marinade:
1 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp grated ginger (using rasp grater)
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp sweet chili sauce
1 tsp cornstarch
Ingredients for the Cornstarch “paste” (mix well to form paste):
1 Tb cornstarch
1/4 cup water
How to Make Asian Firecracker Shrimp With Sweet Chili Sauce.
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(Photo Credit: Fireworks by Nep on Flickr.)