Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

Tender shrimp, colorful veggies and steaming rice are served Asian style!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1/4
cup soy sauce
1/2
teaspoon sesame oil
2
teaspoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1
small onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium carrot, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
3/4
pound uncooked peeled deveined large shrimp, thawed if frozen
Hot cooked rice, if desired
  1. Stir together soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, crushed red pepper and cornstarch until cornstarch is dissolved; set aside.
  2. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Stir-fry onion, bell pepper and carrot in oil 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  3. Stir in soy sauce mixture and shrimp. Stir-fry 3 to 5 minutes, until shrimp are pink and firm and sauce is thickened. Serve over rice.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Add countless twists to this already-flavorful dish when you top with shredded coconut, chopped fresh cilantro, Thai basil leaves or peanuts.
Planned-Overs
No need to let the other half of the green bell pepper go to waste. Slice it into strips or rings, and use to top sandwiches.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 135
    • (Calories from Fat 45 ),
  • Total Fat 5 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 120 mg;
  • Sodium 1060 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 9 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 14 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.