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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Spicy Stir-Fried Shrimp

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 20 mins
  • servings: 4


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound large shrimp (about 16), peeled and deveined, tails left intact
  • 2 tablespoons Asian chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Step 1

    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Add shallot, and cook until softened and light golden, 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Step 2

    Add shrimp, chili sauce, and sugar; cook, stirring constantly, until shrimp are pink and opaque, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with coconut noodles and bok choy.

Martha Stewart Living, July 2004