Kung Pao Shrimp

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by cookiedog

Hot, sour, sweet, savory and packs a fiery punch! From Yan Can Cook- Martin Yan. Did I mention that this was fiery hot?!!!! You might want to cut the heat a bit, but we love our mouths to catch on fire!

Top Review by SarahRIzz

This is awful. Unless you like to eat hoisin out of the jar, this is awful. It needs more veggies too, like carrots and peas. But still, the flavor is overcome by hoisin and white pepper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl, combine the shrimp, cornstarch, salt, and pepper. Stir to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Place the peppercorns in a small frying pan over medium heat. Cook shaking the pan frequently, until the peppercorns darken slightly and smell toasted, 3 to 4 minutes. Process in a spice grinder or blender until coarsely ground.
  3. In a bowl, combine the peppercorns, vinegar, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and pepper flakes.
  4. Place a wok or wide frying pan over high heat until hot. Add the oil, swirling to coat the sides. Add the shrimp and stir-fry until they turn pink, about 1 1/2 minutes. Add the onion, jalapeno, and bamboo shoots; stir fry for 1 minute. Add the sauce and cook until heated through. Add the peanuts and toss to coat.

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