Vietnamese Caramel Shrimp

Recipe by LifeIsGood
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, combine the shrimp with the oyster sauce, salt, cayenne pepper and flour. Set aside to marinate for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • In a large skillet or wok over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the garlic and cook until golden brown.
  • Transfer the shrimp to the pan, discarding the marinade. Cook the shrimp, stirring occasionally, until they begin to turn pink.
  • Add the water and sugar and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Add the scallions and onion and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add the chile pepper and black pepper to taste.
  • Squeeze the lime juice over the top of the shrimp and transfer the mixture to a platter.
  • Garnish with cilantro, if desired. Serve immediately.
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