Plumped Ginger-Caramel Shrimp

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For Brine: In a medium bowl, combine the salt, sugar, chili powder, and warm water.
  • Add the shrimp and set aside for 20 minutes.
  • For Saute: Drain the shrimp, peel off their shells, if necessary, and pat the shrimp dry.
  • In a large deep skillet, heat the oil over high heat. Add the garlic, ginger, pepper, and a pinch of salt. Cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  • Blend in the sugar and continue stirring until the garlic is pale gold; do not let it get dark brown.
  • Drop in the shrimp and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 to 2 minutes or until they are bright pink and barely firm.
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