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Mala shrimp

Mala shrimp for spicy and seafood lovers.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Sichuan
Keyword: Sichuan
Servings: 3
Calories: 180 kcal
Shrimp and Marinating
  • 20 shrimps ,divined and optionally butterflied
  • 1 tbsp. Chinese cooking wine , Shaoxing wine
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground white pepper
Coating and Frying
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3 tbsp. vegetable cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable cooking oil
  • 3-5 dried red chili pepper
  • 10 Sichuan peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp. doubanjiang
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 thumb ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
  1. Marinate shrimp with cooking wine, white pepper and salt for around 5-10 minutes. Then transfer shrimp to a plastic bag, only the shrimp and discard the liquid. Then add around 1/4 cup of cornstarch. Shake slightly until the shrimps are coated with a thin layer of starch. Move the shrimps out.

  2. Heat around 3 tablespoon of oil in wok until really hot, place shrimp in and heat until they turn red.

  3. Transfer the shrimps out and then pour the oil. Clean the wok and add another 1 tablespoon of clean vegetable cooking oil .Add ginger, garlic, Sichuan peppercorn and dried chili peppers. Fry for a while until aromatic. Use slow fire and fry doubanjiang until the oil turns red.

  4. Place shrimp in, mix quickly. Add light soy sauce. Turn off fire and add spring onion sections. Mix well and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Mala shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 101mg34%
Sodium 747mg32%
Potassium 32mg1%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Vitamin C 2.2mg3%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.