Shrimp With Hot Sauce, Szechuan Style

READY IN: 26mins




  • Stir together ingredients for the seasoning sauce in a small bowl and keep near the cooking area.
  • Stir together the cornstarch and water in a small dish and keep near the cooking area.
  • Heat small amount of oil in wok or large skillet.
  • Add shrimp and stir-fry until they just turn pink and start to curl; remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add a little oil to pan (if needed) and heat.
  • Add dried peppers and garlic to pan and cook just until you start to smell them; do not allow to burn.
  • Add the carrots and cook for 1- 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Return the shrimp to the pan and toss with the carrots.
  • Re-stir contents of seasoning bowl and add to pan.
  • Quickly stir all ingredients.
  • Re-stir the cornstarch and water slurry and add to the pan.
  • Stir mixture and cook until sauce thickens and shrimp are coated with sauce.
  • Remove from heat and serve with steamed rice (if desired).