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SWEET & SOUR SAUCE
Serves 4-5 people
1 medium shallot (sliced)
1 Garlic clove (sliced)
1 Fresno chili (sliced)
1/2 Red bell pepper (sliced)
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tsp cornstarch
1 Cup white vinegar
3 Tbsp brown sugar
1 Tbsp mirin
1 Tsp soy sauce
1/2 Cup strained tomatoes
1 Slice of Pineapple (diced)
1/4 Cup pineapple juice
Fresh cilantro (small handful, roughly chopped)
1 Pound medium-size shrimp
2 Tbsp olive oil
Salt (good pinch)
1 Tbsp smoked paprika
Sweet and Sour Sauce
Add olive oil to a pan and cook shallot, garlic clove, chili and bell pepper until soft.
Next add corn starch and cook for 2 minutes.
Add vinegar, followed by brown sugar, mirin and soy sauce.
Mix well and reduce for 5 minutes.
Next add strained tomatoes, diced pineapples and pineapple juice.
Stir well, bring to a boil and simmer.
Add to a blender and blend.
Transfer the sauce back to the pan and finish off with chopped cilantro.
Next add olive oil to the shrimp, followed by a pinch of salt and smoked paprika.
Toss well and transfer to a hot grill.
Cook the shrimp on both sides and transfer to a plate.
Serve grilled shrimps with the hot & sour sauce.
© STEVEN DOLBY