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Super Speedy Spicy Sweet and Sour Shrimp

 
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $4.08 One serving costs about $4.08

$4.08 per serving

7 people like this recipe

7 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,dairy-free,pescetarian,gluten free,dairy free,pescatarian lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:89%

Spoonacular Score: 89%

 

Super Speedy Spicy Sweet and Sour Shrimp might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe serves 4 and costs $4.08 per serving. Watching your figure? This gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian recipe has 400 calories, 35g of protein, and 10g of fat per serving. If you have cilantro, bok choi, tomato ketchup, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the honey you could follow this main course with the Honey Gingerbread as a dessert. This recipe is liked by 4 foodies and cooks. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 88%. This score is tremendous. Similar recipes include Super speedy chilli, Easy Sweet and Sour Sauce with Grilled Pork and Spaghetti Squash (GF, Super Simple + Lightened up}, and Slow Cooker Black Beans: Sweet, Spicy & Super Easy.

Ingredients

Servings:
some
some cilantro
cilantro
some
some cooked white rice
cooked white rice
3
3  garlic cloves
garlic cloves
1
1  ginger
ginger
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps honey
honey
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps light soy sauce
light soy sauce
1
1  pak choi
pak choi
1
1  red chili pepper
red chili pepper
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps rice wine vinegar
rice wine vinegar
1.21 lb
1.21 lb raw shrimp
raw shrimp
4
4  spring onions
spring onions
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps sunflower oil
sunflower oil
4 Tbsps
4 Tbsps tomato ketchup
tomato ketchup
some cilantro
some
cilantro
some cooked white rice
some
cooked white rice
3  garlic cloves
3
garlic cloves
1  ginger
1
ginger
2 Tbsps honey
2 Tbsps
honey
2 Tbsps light soy sauce
2 Tbsps
light soy sauce
1  pak choi
1
pak choi
1  red chili pepper
1
red chili pepper
2 Tbsps rice wine vinegar
2 Tbsps
rice wine vinegar
1.21 lb raw shrimp
1.21 lb
raw shrimp
4  spring onions
4
spring onions
2 Tbsps sunflower oil
2 Tbsps
sunflower oil
4 Tbsps tomato ketchup
4 Tbsps
tomato ketchup

Equipment

bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
wok
wok
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
wok
wok


Instructions

  1. Mix the sauce ingredients together in a bowl, taste it to check if you like the balance of flavour and adjust if you wish. Set this aside.
  2. Heat the oil on a very high heat in a wok. Get the oil as hot as you can, just below smoking point. Check the heat by dropping a piece of spring onion (scallion) and if it sizzles immediately, the oil is hot enough.
  3. Add the chili, garlic and ginger, stir and cook for about 30 seconds. Add the spring onions (scallions) and cook for a further minute.
  4. Add the shrimp (prawns) cook for about 2 minutes or until they turn pink.
  5. Add the sauce, keeping the heat high so that as soon as it hits your pan or wok, it sizzles and reduces.
  6. When the sauce has thickened a little, add the pak choi, mix through and cover it, cooking only for a minute.
  7. Serve with simply boiled white rice and sprinkle with some fresh coriander (cilantro).

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.08
Ingredient
some cilantro
some cooked white rice
3 garlic cloves
1 ginger
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 pak choi
1 red chili pepper
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
550 grs raw shrimp
4 spring onions
2 tablespoons sunflower oil
4 tablespoons tomato ketchup
Price
$0.01
$0.34
$0.20
$0.04
$0.51
$0.37
$2.41
$0.40
$0.12
$10.99
$0.32
$0.38
$0.24
$16.32

Tips

Health Tips

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • Here is an easy health swap: substitute brown rice for white rice. Brown rice is a whole grain, while white rice is brown rice stripped of some of its parts and much of its fiber and other nutrients. It is important to note, however, that all rice types raise your blood sugar and should be eaten in moderation. In fact, if it seems like it would work in the recipe, the best option would probably be so-called cauliflower rice.

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Making your own ketchup from scratch won't actually save you money and will definitely cost you more time. Personally, we will be sticking with store bought, but watching our serving sizes to avoid too much sugar.

Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

Green Tips

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
379k Calories
34g Protein
8g Total Fat
43g Carbs
52% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
379k
19%

Fat
8g
13%

  Saturated Fat
0.97g
6%

Carbohydrates
43g
14%

  Sugar
15g
18%

Cholesterol
221mg
74%

Sodium
962mg
42%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
34g
69%

Vitamin A
9703IU
194%

Vitamin C
114mg
139%

Vitamin K
123µg
117%

Manganese
0.91mg
45%

Phosphorus
436mg
44%

Folate
154µg
39%

Copper
0.71mg
36%

Calcium
336mg
34%

Vitamin B6
0.62mg
31%

Potassium
1084mg
31%

Magnesium
110mg
28%

Vitamin E
3mg
23%

Zinc
2mg
19%

Iron
3mg
18%

Vitamin B2
0.23mg
13%

Fiber
3g
13%

Vitamin B3
2mg
11%

Selenium
7µg
11%

Vitamin B1
0.13mg
8%

Vitamin B5
0.59mg
6%

covered percent of daily need

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