Caramelized Shrimps Recipe

Caramelized Shrimps (Prawns) Recipe

Ingredients :

500 g Medium raw shrimps

6 Scallions

1 tablespoon Cooking oil

4 cloves Garlic, finely chopped

2 tablespoons Caramel sauce

1 tablespoon Fish sauce

1 tablespoon Lime juice

1 tablespoon Soft brown sugar

1/4 Red pepper, cut into fine strips.

Salt to taste

 

Method :

Shell and devein the shrimp but leave the tails intact. Rinse the shrimps and pat dry with paper towels. Chop half the scallions finely and the rest into 4 cm long pieces and then finely shred the pieces into thin strips. Heat the cooking oil in a heavy-based frying pan. Add the garlic, chopped spring onion and shrimps. Cook over medium heat for about 3 minutes, tossing the shrimps until they turn pink. Drizzle the caramel sauce and fish sauce over the top and cook for 1 minute. Add the lime juice, sugar, salt and remaining spring onion. Toss well and serve immediately, garnish with the red pepper. If the shrimps shells are tender, they can be eaten.

 

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