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Grilled Kung Pao Shrimp


"Grilled flavorful shrimp with a little kick."
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20 m servings 455 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings (1 pound shrimp)

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  1. Whisk soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, ginger, cayenne pepper, and red pepper flakes together in a bowl. Add shrimp to bowl; gently stir to coat shrimp completely. Set aside to marinate at least 5 minutes.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
  3. Remove shrimp from marinade and shake off any excess. Discard remaining marinade.
  4. Grill shrimp until bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, 2 to 3 minutes per side.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the marinade ingredients. The actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 455 calories; 29.7 g fat; 7.1 g carbohydrates; 39.9 g protein; 345 mg cholesterol; 2203 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Quick and easy recipe with big flavour. I had to leave out the cayenne because we have a heat wimp in the house. I have to admit I was doubting that 5 minutes would be long enough to marinate bu...

This was a really wonderful and flavorful preparation for grilled shrimp! I marinated this for about 1 1/2 hours and prepared as written. Only tweak I'll make next time is a little less oil, r...

Easy to make and no changes. I served it over jasmati rice and oriental stirfry vegetables!

Really loved these. Recipe was bang on, flavour was amazing. I marinaded them for 1 1/2 hours and cooked as directed. I didn't make any changes, they are wonderful as written.

This is an excellent marinate! I placed skewered prawns on a plate and brushed both sides with the marinate five minutes before they were barbecued. The prawns had a beautifully subtle flavor o...

I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out amazing. I would definitely make this again