Sweet Chili Shrimp with Ginger & Cilantro Kudos Kitchen Style

Sweet Chili Shrimp with Ginger & Cilantro is by far the easiest, fastest, and most flavorful shrimp dish… EVER! You have my word on it!

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I found (and ever so slightly tweaked), this recipe from a cookbook I own called “The Chinese Takeout Cookbook” by Diana Kuan. It’s “shrimply” the best recipe for homemade Mandarin-style chili shrimp I’ve ever made, and it only takes 15 minutes from start to dinner. Pun intended. HaHa!Sweet Chili Shrimp with Ginger & Cilantro - www.kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

The sauce for this Sweet Chili Shrimp with Ginger & Cilantro comes together with only four ingredients. It’s sweet, spicy, tangy, and with the garnish of fresh cilantro to finish the dish, it also has a mild hint of citrus flavor.

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The steps to make Sweet Chili Shrimp with Ginger & Cilantro couldn’t be easier:

Place the shrimp, cornstarch, ginger, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and toss to coat thoroughly. In a small bowl, combine the teriyaki sauce, honey, vinegar and chili sauce.

Heat a large skillet over medium/high heat. Add the oil, shallots, and shrimp. Cook and stir occasionally until the shrimp are pink and opaque (approximately 5-7 minutes). Turn the heat down to medium and add the chili sauce mixture. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes until the sauce is heated through.
Serve the Sweet Chili Shrimp with Ginger & Cilantro over brown rice, or quinoa, and serve.

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Luckily for me, as I’m sitting down and writing this post, I’m eating some of the leftovers of this dish for lunch. I’m a very happy girl because editing all these photos made me incredibly hungry for this Sweet Chili Shrimp with Ginger & Cilantro again. Sure does beat a peanut butter sandwich any day of the week.

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Sweet Chili Ginger Shrimp with Cilantro
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Sweet Chili Shrimp with Ginger & Cilantro is by far the easiest, fastest, and most flavorful shrimp dish... EVER! You have my word on it!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian Cuisine
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée - Kudos Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds large shrimp peeled and deveined (I also removed the tails)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup prepared chili sauce
  • 2 large shallots minced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • brown rice for serving
Instructions
  1. -Place the shrimp, cornstarch, ginger, salt, and pepper in a large bowl and toss to coat thoroughly.
  2. -In a small bowl, combine the teriyaki sauce, honey, vinegar and chili sauce.
  3. -Heat a large skillet over medium/high heat. Add the oil, shallots, and shrimp. Cook and stir occasionally until the shrimp are pink and opaque (approximately 5-7 minutes). Turn the heat down to medium and add in the chili sauce mixture. Cook an additional 2-3 minutes until the sauce is heated through.
  4. -Serve the shrimp and sauce over brown rice and garnish with chopped cilantro.

 

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12 Comments

  1. This looks so delicious! And I love that this is made with common supermarket ingredients – no need to go to a specialty market!

  2. I love using shrimp for a quick dinner, cooks so fast and always tasty! Looks great!

  3. Those Asian inspired tea towels are super cute! And this shrimp dish…yes! My kids would be thrilled if I made this tonight. When I take a break from Italian, I make Asian dishes, and this is one to make!

  4. That sweet chili flavor is one of my favorites and it really does go well with shrimp. My family would love this meal!

  5. That sauce sounds wonderful! I can just imagine it with a big pile of veggies too. Thasnk!

  6. Haha. People need to include more puns in their posts! 😀 And this looks so delicious! Bookmarking for later for when I find some decent shrimp.

  7. This looks really tasty, and what fun towels you made!! Such a talented lady 😉

  8. This looks fantastic Renee! Forget dialing for dinner – I just need to make this delicious creation 🙂 I need to order a Cooking In Stilettos apron from you soon!

  9. Oh man, this makes me wish I could eat shellfish. It looks so darn good. I'll have to make it when my sis in law visits. She will love it, and me for making it.

  10. Hahaha "shrimply" love it! And i love this take on the classic shrimp and grits!

  11. Shrimp os my #1 favorite food! Shaaaa-rinnnp! This is exactly how I love it too – fabulous recipe. I'd eat every single one and look for more!

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