Ginger Shrimp

Hanan Hussein


Whenever I make shrimp I like to experiment with different herbs and spices. Till one day it was ginger that I added and we liked so much that it became a fixed spice for my seafood.

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20 Min
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2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
4-5 clove
2 medium
1 small
each yellow, red and green bell peppers
2 lb
uncooked shrimp
1 1/2 tsp
ginger powder
salt and pepper to taste


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1Wash and drain the shrimp and set aside. (if you prefer you can use peeled shrimps with tails left on, but not totally peeled shrimps because they dry out in cooking)
Cut the vegetables into 1 inch pieces

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2In a large skillet heat the olive oil over low medium heat, add the garlic and onions and stir for 1 - 2 minutes, then add the peppers and stir for another minute.

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3Add the shrimps, sprinkle the ginger, salt and pepper all over.
Stir well, lower the heat to low and cover.

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4Stir or toss from time to time till all the shrimp is bright orange and opaque, about 15 minutes. (be careful not to overcook it)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Ginger, #shrimp