Zippy Cold Spicy Shrimp

READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
Recipe by Debster

Shrimp drink in the spicy sauce while they chill. Great appetizer or as a main course. Use fresh ginger.

Top Review by Mavis1

Excellent. It was a hit. Make sure that you let the sauce thicken in Step 4. Thanks Debster.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy 10-inch skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over moderately high heat for 1 minute.
  2. Add the shrimp and stir-fry for 2 minutes; transfer to a platter.
  3. Add the remaining oil to the skillet, then the green onions, garlic and fresh ginger; stir-fry about 30 seconds.
  4. Add the chicken broth, tomato paste, vinegar, sugar, and cayenne pepper; simmer and stir for 3 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.
  5. Return the shrimp to the skillet and cook, stirring, 3 minutes longer.
  6. Pour all into a bowl; cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  7. When ready to serve, arrange the lettuce leaves on a plater and mound the shrimp on top.
  8. Chop the reserved green onion tops and sprinkle over the shrimp.

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