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!
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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
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Kawaling Pinoy

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.