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Recipe Name: Assam Spicy Shrimp Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/22/2014
Base: Main dish Comments:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 6

1 1/2 Cup(s) Water
2 Pound(s) Headless shrimp
1 Tablespoon(s) Oyster sauce
1/2 Teaspoon(s) Hot chili sauce
6 Ounce(s) Tamarind
3 Ounce(s) Young ginger root
4 Large garlic cloves
1 Teaspoon(s) Blachan
2 Small red onions
1 Tablespoon(s) Dark soya sauce
3 Tablespoon(s) Oil
1/4 Cup(s) Packed brown sugar
MARINATING: Break tamarind apart, place in a small saucepan with
water. Simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes or until pasty coating
separates from seeds. Press through a sieve or food mill to extract
all pulp and soupy liquid. Discard seeds. Rinse shrimps thoroughly,
pat dry and marinate fro 1 hour with 1 tablespoon of this tamarind
liquid, the oyster sauce and hot chili sauce. COOKING: Meanwhile, cut
young ginger into toothpick-sized slivers. If using mature ginger,
peel and sliver. Peel and sliver garlic. Place blachan in a non-stick
pan and heat gently fro 3 to 4 minutes to develop the flavors. Pell
and cut red onions into wedges. Combine oyster, soy and chili sauces
with blachan; stir into remaining tamarind liquid. Heat a large wok
over high heat. When a drop of water sizzles immediately into steam
pour in 2 tablespoons of the oil. Swirl up sides of wok, and when just
at smoking point, dump in ginger and garlic. Stir fry until golden,
about 3 to 4 minutes. Adding more oil as needed, stir frey shrimp in
batches until orange red, about 3 minutes. Pour sauces over all the
shrimp in the wok and cook at a brisk bubble over high heat until
shrimps are aromatic and sauces have reduced and thickened to enrobe
the shells, about 8 minutes. Mix in sugar and onion wedges, taste to
adjust seasoning, sweetening and spiciness. Makes plenty for 6 as a
principal dish with rice, enough for 8 with other dishes. From
Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 191
Calories From Fat: 64
Total Fat: 7.3g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 346.9mg
Potassium: 276.3mg
Carbohydrates: 32.9g
Fiber: 2.4g
Sugar: 25.5g
Protein: 1.6g

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