Karioke Shrimp

A sweet-and-spicy-garlic-y dish. Your guests will “sing” it praises!

1/4 Lb uncooked large shrimp, shelled, tails left intact, and deveined

For the marinade:
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt

For the sauce:
1 1/2 soy sauce
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 tablespoon honey
2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce (available everywhere)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1/2 cup finely diced sweet onion
1 tablespoon minced garlic
6 dried red chilies

Marinate the shrimp.
Place the shrimp in a medium bowl and sprinkle the cornstarch and salt. Toss the shrimp gently in the marinade until coated. Let stand for 10 minutes

Prepare the sauce.
Stir the soy sauce, ketchup, honey, and chili garlic sauce together in a small bowl.

Heat a Wok over high heat until hot.
Add the oil and swirl to coat the sides. Add the shrimp and stir-fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the sauce and cook, stirring until heated through, about 30 seconds.

Scoop onto a platter and serve.
Serves four as part of a multi-course meal.