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Chiles add heat to succulent shrimp with cashews. It is essential to have all ingredients cut and ready before you start. From Food & Wine magazine.
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- 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
- 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 8 small dried red chilies, 4 halved
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 small onion, cut into 1 inch pieces
- 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/2 red bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
- 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
- 1 lb large shrimp, shelled and deveined
- 1 cup roasted cashews
- 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1In a bowl, mix the orange juice, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and cornstarch.
- 2In a wok or large frypan, heat the oil over high heat until smoking.
- 3Add the chiles and salt; stir-fry until browned, 45 seconds.
- 4Add the onion, ginger and garlic; stir-fry until fragrant, 15 seconds.
- 5Add the peppers and cook until crisp-tender, 30 seconds.
- 6Add the shrimp and stir-fry until nearly cooked through, about 5 minutes.
- 7Stir the sauce, add to the wok and cook until thickened slightly, 30 seconds.
- 8Stir in the cashews and sesame oil; serve.
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Nutritional Facts for Kung Pao Shrimp with Cashews
Serving Size: 1 (324 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 421.3
- Calories from Fat 223
- Total Fat 24.8 g
- Saturated Fat 4.2 g
- Cholesterol 143.2 mg
- Sodium 1540.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 29.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
- Sugars 12.3 g
- Protein 23.6 g