Szechuan Shrimp

The Best Ever

This Szechuan shrimp recipe is easy to make and perfect for the spicy food lover with crispy shrimp and vegetables tossed in a vibrant Szechuan sauce.



Make the sauce. While the shrimp is marinating, whisk all of the ingredients except the cornstarch together in a small pot. – Bring the pot to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer. – To thicken the sauce, dissolve cornstarch in water until well mixed. Stir into the szechuan sauce & stir until it thickens up.


– Heat the oil in a large pan to medium heat. – Toss the shrimp with corn starch to coat. Add it to the pan and cook, stirring, until it is cooked through. Remove the shrimp and set it aside.


– Heat the pan back to medium-high heat and add the peppers. Cook to soften. – Add the snap peas, peppercorns and chopped peanuts and cook, stirring.


– Add the shrimp back to the pan along with the homemade Szechuan sauce. Reduce the heat and simmer to warm through.


– Serve with rice or noodles. Garnish with extra chopped peanuts and spicy chili flakes.




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