Sweet and Spicy Garlic Shrimp

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Brookelynne26

Makes a great appetizer.

Top Review by DeeVaFoodie

What a great, spicy little appetizer! We loved these! I didn't have any dried red chiles so i just threw in a healthy pinch of crushed red pepper flakes and it worked out beautifully. I will make this all the time! Made for PAC Spring 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 lb large peeled deveined shrimp, tails intact
  • 1 12 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • Sauce

  • 1 12 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons chili-garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 14 cup yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 6 dried red chilies


  1. Place shrimp in a medium bowl and sprinkle with cornstarch and salt. Toss the shrimp and let stand for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile prepare the sauce. Stir the soy sauce, ketchup, honey, and chili garlic sauce together in a small bowl.
  3. Heat a wok over high heat. Add the oil and swirl to coat the sides of the wok. add shrimp and stir-fry until pink, about 2 minutes. Add the onion, garlic and chiles and cook about 30 seconds. Add the sauce and cook, stirring, until heated through, about 30 seconds. Serve.

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