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12 INGREDIENTS8 STEPS25MIN

Bitter Melon with Shrimp Stir-Fry

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Learn how to make an amazing Bitter Melon with Shrimp, a mouthwatering dish great for any occasion.

25MIN

Total Cooking Time

12

Ingredients
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
2
Serves 2
5 oz
Shrimp , deveined
1 tsp
Green Caribbean Seasoning
1 tsp
Curry Powder
5
Thai Chili Peppers
1
Large Bitter Melon
3 Tbsp
Vegetable Oil , divided
3 cloves
Garlic , crushed
to taste
1/2 tsp
2 Tbsp
Water
1 tsp
Brown Sugar
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Directions

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Step 1
Season the Shrimp (5 oz) with Ground Black Pepper (1 pinch) , Green Caribbean Seasoning (1 tsp) and Curry Powder (1 tsp) . Mix and set aside to marinate.
Step 2
Make about 4 incisions on each of the Thai Chili Peppers (5) without cutting through.
Step 3
Slice the Bitter Melon (1) in half and using a spoon scrape the insides out.
Step 4
In a large pan over medium heat add Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp) and seasoned shrimp. Stir fry for about a minute and then remove and set aside on a plate.
Step 5
Add more Vegetable Oil (1 Tbsp) . Toss in the Thai chili peppers, Garlic (3 cloves) , Fresh Ginger (to taste) and stir for 30 seconds.
Step 6
Add in the Bitter Melon and stir continuously. Season with Salt (1/2 tsp) and continue to stir on low heat. Add Water (2 Tbsp) to steam and soften the bitter melon.
Step 7
As the water steams up, add Brown Sugar (1 tsp) and stir. Let it cook for 4 minutes and then raise the heat to medium high.
Step 8
Add the shrimp and stir for another 30 seconds. Serve and enjoy!

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