Sweet and Spicy Shrimp with Snap Peas
 
Ingredients
To cook shrimp
  • Shrimp, deveined and deshelled- 25
  • Ground pepper- ½ tsp
  • Salt- very little
While cooking
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Shallots, chopped long- 3 large
  • Snap Peas, strings removed from the sides- 1 packet
  • Green Pepper, cut into thin wedges- 1 (optional)
  • Sambal Oelek- 1½ tsp
  • Soy Sauce, low-sodium- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Ground pepper- ¼ tsp
  • Brown sugar- 1½ tbsp
  • Black Sesame seeds- 3 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Devein and de-shell the shrimp, combine with ground pepper and little salt, cook in a large pan till it has cooked well. Keep aside.
  2. In the same pan used for cooking shrimp, add oil, and add shallots to it, saute till it starts t0 turn light brown in color.
  3. Remove the strings from the sides of the snap peas by snapping the stem end and pull the strings down.
  4. Add the snap peas and green pepper to the pan.
  5. Cook covered till the veggies turn tender.
  6. Add the cooked shrimp to the veggies, combine to it.
  7. Add sambal oelek, soy sauce and ground pepper, combine well, cook for a couple of minutes.
  8. Add brown sugar and mix it with the sauce in the pan, cook for a minute.
  9. Sprinkle sesame seeds, combine well.
  10. Cover the pan with the lid and remove from the heat.
  11. Serve hot along with noodles, rice or as a side dish.
Notes
Adjust the spice and sweetness according to your needs.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas at http://www.thasneen.com/cooking/sweet-and-spicy-shrimp-with-snap-peas/