Chili-garlic shrimp with red peppers

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

3 to 4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/2 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 small, sweet red bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 12 shrimp , 375 to 500 g, cooked or raw
  • 4 green onions , sliced into 1/2-in. pieces

Instructions

  • Sauté garlic and chili flakes in butter in a wide frying pan set over low heat until fragrant, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, seed peppers and slice into julienne strips. Measure out wine. If shrimp are frozen, rinse under cold water to melt any ice crystals. Slice green onions.
  • Add peppers to sautéed garlic. Increase heat to high. Stir often for about 3 minutes, just until peppers start to soften. Then add wine, shrimp and onions. Stir constantly, until shrimp are bright pink and hot, from 4 to 8 minutes. Spoon on pasta or rice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 157,
  • Protein
  • 18.5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.5 g,
  • Fat
  • 6.8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.7 g,
  • Sodium
  • 254 mg.

Sauteeing mellows both the garlic and chilies in this stir-fry that’s easy enough to do on a weeknight when you want to splurge on shrimp.