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Sichuan-Style Shrimp

Ingredients

Directions

Place shrimp in a colander and rinse under cold water.
Drain and pat dry with paper towels.
Heat a 14-inch flat-bottomed wok or large skillet over high heat until a bead of water vaporizes within 1 to 2 seconds of contact.
Swirl in 1 tablespoon oil; add garlic and ginger and stir-fry for 10 seconds.
Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the shrimp and stir-fry until the shrimp just begin to turn color, 1 minute.
Add bell pepper and salt and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
Swirl in Sichuan Sauce and stir-fry until the shrimp is just cooked, 1 to 2 minutes.
Serve immediately.
For the Sichuan Sauce: Whisk broth, tomato paste, vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, oil, cornstarch and red pepper in a small bowl.