Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Shrimps in spicy orange sauce


I have just started eating sea food and was wondering , what took me so long...I have been born and brought up in northern part of the country , where sea food was rare to get...We ate fresh water fishes and that too not on a regular basis....I think that was the reason that though I am a die heart Non vegetarian , I had some inhibition for sea food....


Then one day,I gathered all the courage and announced that I want to eat prawns today....And Mohit  very gingerly took me to a fancy place for my very first encounter with these beauties....Now I have started cooking shrimps and prawns at home, and like to experiment with them....So here is what I did with my batch...



All you need is ( adopted from closetcooking.com)

Oil-4 tbsp
Shrimps-300 gms
Ginger-1 inch piece( grated )
Garlic-10-15 cloves( grated )
Juice of one orange
Soya sauce-1 tbsp
Rice vinegar-1 tbsp
Honey-1 tbsp
Red chili sauce-1 tbsp ( can adjust )
Cornflour-1 tsp
Water-1 cup
Coriander leaves- 2tbsp ( chopped )


Method of preparation

Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan
Fry shrimps from both the sides , till cooked ( 2 minutes on each side )
Heat another pan and add 2 tbsp oil
Add ginger and garlic and fry for a minute
Add orange juice, soya sauce, red chili sauce, honey and rice vinegar
Mix cornflour in little water and add to the pan
Add remaining water and cook for 2 minutes , till gravy thickens
If the gravy is too thick, add some more water
Add the prawns and coriander leaves remove the pan from heat
Serve hot with rice



14 comments:

  1. Love your presentation,yummy!!

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  2. Ummm.. Love shrimp and love your clicks Neha!

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  3. Ohhhhh ! That dish looks absolutely MOUTHWATERING !!!! The presentation and photos looks really AWESOME ;D

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  4. Shrimps in spicy sauce over abed of rice looks great.

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  5. wow, awesome clicks and a lovely recipe..too tempting :)

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  6. Awesome clicks and that sauce looks so gorgeous. Yummy dish...

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  7. wow....so cute and gorgeous luking shrimps.....clicks r awesome dear...

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  8. I've always loved shrimp and I love that they are so quick to make! Beautiful shots!

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  9. this looks simple and yumm too.....vl try this 4 my hub.......

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  10. Sounds a great recipe..beautiful clicks,bookmarked.

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  11. This is a GREAT recipe, and quick to make too. I love shrimp, and will definitely be making this!

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  12. the shrimp looks so very yum..cant take my eyes off your pics..Im glad you are posting some spicy recipes these days

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