Great for cocktail hour, get together, or pre BBQ. This hot and spicy shrimp is tempered with a sweet and sour sauce. sriracha #shrimp #appetizer
Keyword: sauce, seafood
Skill Level: Intermediate
1tablespoonjuice from 1 lime
4medium cloves garlicminced (about 4 teaspoons)
1small shallotminced (about 2 tablespoons)
1poundlarge shrimpshelled and deveined
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2tablespoonsroughly chopped cilantro
In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, Sriracha, and sugar and set aside.
Heat the oil in a large wok over high heat until shimmering. Add the garlic and shallots and stir-fry until the garlic just begins to brown, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add the shrimp to the wok and cook and toss just until the shrimp begins to turn pink on all sides, 1 to 2 minutes.
Swirl the Sriracha mixture into the wok and toss to combine. Season with salt and black pepper. Continue cooking until the shrimp are coated in the sauce and cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes longer. Transfer the shrimp to a platter, garnish with cilantro, and serve immediately.