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Shrimp In Chili Sauce (A Restaurant Dish at Home)

Shrimp In Chili Sauce (A Restaurant Dish at Home)

You can enjoy a restaurant dish at home. This is so delicious it will not disappoint.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Peeled shrimp
300 g
Japanese leek
1/3 stalk
Ginger
20 g
Garlic
1 clove
Beaten egg
1
Seasonings for the shrimp:
Salt
1/4 teaspoon
Pepper
a small amount
Sake
1 teaspoon
Egg white
1 tablespoon
Katakuriko
2 tablespoons
Vegetable oil
1 tablespoon
Seasonings:
Doubanjiang
1 teaspoon
Tomato ketchup
5 tablespoons
Chinese soup stock
200 ml
Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
Sake
1 tablespoon
Sugar
1 tablespoon
Pepper
a small amount
Katakuriko slurry
as needed

Steps

1. Finely chop the leek, ginger and garlic.
2. Combine the shrimp with the salt, pepper, sake, and egg whites in a bowl. Add the katakuriko and oil and mix together.
3. Make the combined seasonings. Put all the ingredients except for the doubanjiang and katakuriko dissolved in water in a bowl and combine.
4. Put a generous amount of oil in a pan and add the shrimp while the oil is still lukewarm. Shallow-fry the shrimp over high heat.
5. When the shrimp have turned red, drain in a colander or sieve.
6. Add a little oil in the pan and stir fry the ginger, garlic and doubanjiang. When it's fragrant, add the leek and continue stir frying.
7. Add the combined seasonings and bring to a boil, then add the fried shrimp. Thicken the sauce with katakuriko dissolved in water, add a beaten egg, stir slowly, and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love shrimp in chili sauce. This recipe is the result of lots of experimentation.