Spicy Sour Botan Shrimp

Ingredients

  • cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese chili paste with garlic (sold in Asian stores)
  • 2 teaspoons Japanese soy sauce
  • 8 fresh jumbo shrimp, each about 1 1/2 ounces: botan, Santa Barbara or tiger shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 branch broccoli, stem removed, cut in small florets
  • 2 tablespoons clarified butter
  • 3 ½ ounces enoki mushrooms
  • 10 chives cut in 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • Nutritional Information
    • Nutritional analysis per serving (3 servings)

      206 calories; 9 grams fat; 5 grams saturated fat; 0 grams trans fat; 2 grams monounsaturated fat; 0 grams polyunsaturated fat; 7 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams dietary fiber; 1 gram sugars; 25 grams protein; 204 milligrams cholesterol; 572 milligrams sodium

    • Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.

3 to 4 servings

Preparation

  1. Combine lemon juice, chili paste and soy sauce, and set aside.
  2. Briefly rinse shrimp in cold water, drain them, and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Have a medium-size bowl of ice water ready. Bring a small pot of water to a boil. Add pinch of salt. Add broccoli, and cook 1 1/2 minutes. Drain, and transfer to ice water. Drain well.
  4. Place a medium-size skillet over high heat. Add butter. Add shrimp, and sauté, turning once, until shrimp are nearly cooked through and opaque, about 3 minutes. Add lemon juice mixture. Stir-fry briefly. Remove shrimp from pan with a slotted spoon, draining well. Cook liquid in pan over high heat a minute or two, until reduced and slightly thickened. Add broccoli, mushrooms, chives and shrimp. Stir-fry to coat with sauce. Transfer to serving dish and serve.

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