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Chili Shrimp Recipe

Chili Shrimp Recipe

This spicy shrimp appetizer is a hit at every buffet I host. The fiery sauce clings to the succulent shrimp, which look so pretty arranged on a festive platter. Best of all, the shrimp can be easily prepared the day before your event.—Beth Schaefer, Sherwood, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:35 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/8 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

Directions

  • 1. Combine the first five ingredients; set aside. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry shrimp in oil for 2 minutes. Add ginger and garlic; stir-fry 2-3 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink.
  • 2. Add ketchup mixture to the pan and heat through. Stir in onion and sesame oil. Serve warm. Yield: about 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 19 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 58mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

Reviews for Chili Shrimp

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dmlc1016 User ID: 3928504 225446
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2015

"this recipe is a keeper. I've made it several times. Serve over jasmine rice with stir fry vegetables."

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MarkDHaag User ID: 8119275 208684
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2014

"Needed more zip, and I believe too much ketchup."

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scarletiam User ID: 7290922 102370
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2013

"This is a wonderful recipe. You should all try it! My daughter came home from Red Lobster talking about chili Shrimp. So, I found this recipe. Well she said this is BETTER than what she had at RL"

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PaulaHi User ID: 6540849 148729
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2012

"Very easy and delicious!!!!! We will have this on many occasions...... try it you'll love it."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.