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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Chile Lime Shrimp


Oh, la la!  This is a tasty sauce for shrimp!





It’s spicy, but light and good.  It’s an old recipe from The Chicago Tribune, which I filed away. We really enjoyed the saucy shrimp, and I wonder why it took me so long to make it. 

This is the first time I have used the chili-garlic sauce.  If you’ve never tasted it, you’re in for a treat if you’re a garlic and chili sauce fan!  As the ad says, “it’s a tempting blend of ground chilies and garlic.  It has a full-bodied flavor that will make your mouth water.”

Combined with brown sugar, lime juice and scallions, it’s an enticing sauce and I wish I had doubled the recipe. I will the next time ~ and, I won’t wait so long!  


Chile Lime Shrimp

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon olive oil
Nonstick cooking spray
4 scallions (green and white parts), sliced thin
¼ cup lime juice
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 tablespoon Splenda Brown Sugar Blend
1 teaspoon Asian-style chili-garlic sauce
1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
9 ounces peeled and deveined raw medium shrimp

Method:

Add olive oil and a generous amount of cooking spray to a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Add scallions and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, garlic, brown sugar and chili-garlic sauce.
Pour over scallions and simmer until reduced by half, 3-4 minutes.
Add shrimp and sauté until shrimp is pink and just cooked through, about 4 minutes.
4 servings

 
ENJOY!




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21 comments:

  1. Sounds delicious Pam and your presentation makes me want to dive right in.

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  2. Te han quedado unas gambas deliciosas.

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  3. I missed this one! Now I have it and it looks delicious.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  4. This looks so good. I'm a fan of shrimp any style and I'll be trying this.

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  5. This is my kind of food. I can't wait to try the chili garlic sauce. It will be new to me.
    Sam

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  6. Pam, This is one of my favorite ways to eat shrimp I love chili-garlic sauce! A little spice and heat in the diet is right up my alley... Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  7. I have never seen a Splenda brown sugar blend..But the rest yes..and we would love this Pam.

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  8. Pam these sounds incredibly good a must try!

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  9. WE love shrimp in this house. I will be trying this soon. Thanks for the tip about the garlic-chili sauce Pam.

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  10. Get on back.....this is making my taste buds swell. I love shrimp and when you add all the flavors...WA-LA, you've got yourself a wonderful dish.
    love it!!

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  11. Dear Pam, This sounds real good to me. Very delicious and healthy.
    Blessings dear and stay cozy and warm. Catherine xo

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  12. This will warm you up in the winter! I love chili-garlic sauce and have some in the frig right now. Delicious dish!

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  13. I love using chili garlic sauce... my second favorite after Sriracha :) So I know this shrimp is amazing!!!

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  14. This sounds so healthy and good. But the important thing is that I love shrimp and chili sauce! And limes. Oh, this is just killin' me!

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  15. La mezcla dressing y gambas es un maridaje perfecto me encanta luce muy bonito,abrazos.

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  16. What a gorgeous and healthy shrimp dish, Pam! Thank you for sharing it with us tonight!

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  17. This sounds great, Pam. I love all of the flavors,without all of the butter which is very often the case with shrimp dishes.

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  18. That plate of food makes my mouth water. This sounds really good and must make soon. Thanks for sharing that recipe Pam.

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Keep smiling,
Pam