Shrimp in Black Bean Sauce
Shrimp in Black Bean Sauce is a quick and easy to prep yet packs big, bold flavors. With shrimps cooked in a spicy, garlicky black bean sauce, it's an adventure for the tastebuds!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4 Servings
- 2 pounds shrimps, shelled and deveined
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 tablespoons chili garlic sauce
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon Chinese cooking wine
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons vegetable or peanut oil
- 1 cup salted black beans, rinsed and drained
In a bowl, combine shrimps and cornstarch until coated. Let stand for about 3 to 5 minutes.
In a small bowl, combine water, chili garlic sauce, soy sauce, Chinese cooking wine, and sesame oil. Stir until well combined and set aside.
In a wide skillet over high heat, heat vegetable oil. Add shrimps and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes or until color just turned pink.
Add black beans. Add the sauce mixture and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer for about 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve hot.