Sweet & Sour Shrimp With Broccoli

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Time

30 min

Serving

5 persons

Calories

347

Rating

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A healthier version of the Chinese restaurant-style dish that is typically battered and deep-fried, this sweet and sour shrimp with broccoli is one of the easiest (and tastiest) suppers you can make. Start a pot of rice before you begin prepping and 30 minutes later, your dinner is done.

Ingredients

  • ketchup : 3 Tbsp
  • soy sauce : 3 Tbsp
  • sugar : 4 tsp
  • asian chili sauce : 1 Tbsp (such as Sambal Oelek (available in Asian aisle of most supermarkets))
  • cornstarch : 2 Tbsp
  • rice vinegar : 2.5 Tbsp
  • low-sodium chicken broth : 1 cup
  • vegetable oil : 3 Tbsp
  • scallions : 1 bunch (finely sliced, light and dark green parts divided)
  • finely chopped fresh ginger : 2 Tbsp
  • garlic : 3 clove (chopped)
  • extra-large or jumbo shrimp : 2 pound (peeled and deveined)
  • broccoli florets : 2.5 cup

Metric Conversion

Stages of cooking

  1. Ingredients.

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  2. Begin with the sauce: In a medium bowl, combine the ketchup, soy sauce, sugar, chile sauce, cornstarch and rice vinegar. Whisk until completely smooth, then whisk in the chicken broth. Set aside.

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  3. Prep the scallions, garlic, and ginger.

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  4. Set a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add the oil and heat until shimmering. Add the light green scallions, ginger, and garlic.

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  5. Cook, stirring frequently, until soft, about 2 minutes. Do not brown.

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  6. Add the shrimp.

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  7. Cook, stirring frequently, until mostly pink and curled, but not cooked through, about 2 minutes.

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  8. Add the sauce and broccoli to the pan.

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  9. Cook, stirring frequently, until the sauce is thickened and the shrimp and broccoli are cooked through, about 3 minutes.

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  10. Sprinkle the dark green scallions over top.

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  11. Serve with rice and enjoy.

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