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Ginger-Chili Shrimp


15-20 shrimp, peeled and deviened

1 medium onion, finely sliced

1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped

1 tbsp tomato paste

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp lime juice

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1/4 tsp red chili powder

1 tsp crushed red chili flakes

2-3 tbsp 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.

Ginger-Chili Shrimp Hooked on Heat

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Hooked on Heat