Spicy Kung Pao Shrimp with Peanuts from Golden Gate Eatery

If you love spicy and flavorful dishes, then you’re in for a treat with this recipe for Spicy Kung Pao Shrimp with Peanuts from Chef George Fong of Golden Gate Eatery & Takeout! This stir-fry dish is made with succulent shrimp, crunchy peanuts, and a spicy sauce that will tantalize your taste buds – try it yourself!

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  1. Prepare peanuts (one day in advance).
    • Deep fry (or pan fry) peanuts at 375°F for 2 minutes
  1. Cook shrimp.
    • Boil a pot of water and add 12 shrimp; cook for 2 minutes.
    • Remove and immediately run under cold water; set aside.
  1. Prepare spices and flavour ingredients in small bowl.
    • Add vinegar, ketchup, chili garlic sauce, oyster sauce, salt, and sugar together in a bowl and mix.
  1. Prepare and place vegetables in a large bowl.
    • Chop onion and bell pepper; dice celery and carrots. Mix with baby corn and your preferred amount of dried chili peppers.
  1. Quickly cook vegetables in a wok.
    • Place minced garlic into a wok coated with very hot oil, almost smoking.
    • After 10 seconds of cooking, add chopped vegetables.
    • Halfway into cooking the vegetables, add hot chili oil and a pinch of hot chili peppercorn seeds.
    • Two thirds through cooking, add the spice and flavours ingredients and cooked shrimp.
  1. Prepare sauce and serve.
    • In an empty small bowl, mix cornstarch or potato starch with two tablespoons of water.
    • Pour the mixture into the hot wok and stir for ten seconds, or until the sauce becomes smooth and creamy. Turn off the heat, and scoop onto a serving dish.
    • Sprinkle with cooked peanuts to garnish. Enjoy with rice or noodles.

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Website: http://www.goldengateeatery.com/

Address: 1300 King St. East (at Townline Rd.) Oshawa, ON

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