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Recipe: Appetizing Sweet & Spicy Thai-Inspired Peel & Eat Shrimp for 2

Sweet & Spicy Thai-Inspired Peel & Eat Shrimp for 2 – This recipe is great for when you have no idea what to cook. You can cook Sweet & Spicy Thai-Inspired Peel & Eat Shrimp for 2 using 14 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Sweet & Spicy Thai-Inspired Peel & Eat Shrimp for 2

  1. You need 1 pound of 31/40 head-on shrimp (we LOVE shrimp heads).
  2. You need 1 Tablespoon of chopped shallots.
  3. You need 1 Tablespoon of chopped garlic.
  4. You need 1 Tablespoon of chopped ginger.
  5. Prepare 1 Tablespoon of very finely chopped lemongrass.
  6. Prepare 3 of chopped Thai chilies (use more or less to taste).
  7. You need 1/4 cup of chopped basil and mint combined (I didn't have Thai basil, so I used sweet basil instead).
  8. You need 2 teaspoons of oil.
  9. Prepare 1/4 cup of Mae Ploy Sweet Chilli Sauce.
  10. You need 1 teaspoon of fish sauce.
  11. Prepare 2 teaspoons of sambal.
  12. Prepare 2 Tablespoons of water.
  13. You need 1 Tablespoon of lime juice.
  14. You need of lime wedges for garnish (I like LOTS with something so sweet as Thai sweet chilli sauce).

Sweet & Spicy Thai-Inspired Peel & Eat Shrimp for 2 Instructions

  1. In a medium high saute pan or wok, saute the shallots, ginger, garlic, lemongrass, Thai chilies, and herbs in the 2 teaspoons oil until the shallots are translucent and also browned in parts.
  2. Add in the sweet chili sauce, fish sauce, and sambal, stir to incorporate, and let caramelize for a minute or so.
  3. Add shrimp, water, and lime juice, and saute, stirring occasionally,just until all the shrimp turn a light opaque orange color. (Probably 5 to 7 minutes.)
  4. Serve with lime wedges and enjoy!