Shrimp With Fresh Basil, Thai Style

Need a gluten free, dairy free, and pescatarian main course? Shrimp With Fresh Basil, Thai Style could be an excellent recipe to try. For $2.73 per serving, this recipe covers 15% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 4. One serving contains 202 calories, 25g of protein, and 9g of fat. A mixture of sugar, fish sauce, soy sauce, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. 38 people found this recipe to be tasty and satisfying. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. It is an affordable recipe for fans of Asian food. It is brought to you by Farm Girl Gourmet. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 54%, which is solid. Thai-Style Basil Shrimp with Basil-Coconut Rice, Basil Chicken – Thai Style, and Thai-Style Chicken Soup with Basil are very similar to this recipe.

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients:

2 Tbsps cilantro, coarsely chopped

2 Tbsps fish sauce (such as Nam Pla)

1/4 cup fresh basil, coarsely chopped

1 Tbsp garlic, chopped

1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped

1 Tbsp jalapeno, seeded and chopped

1 cup thinly sliced onion

1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 tsp soy sauce

1/2 tsp sugar

2 Tbsps vegetable oil

2 Tbsps water

Equipment:

bowl

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Stir together the fish sauce, water, soy sauce, and sugar in a small bowl and set aside. Prep the remaining ingredients, so you can add them quickly when they are needed.Place a 10-12 inch cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until it becomes very hot, about 30 seconds.Add the oil and turn to coat the pan evenly. Add the shrimp in a single layer and leave them to cook on one side, undisturbed, until their edges turn bright pink. Toss well and turn all the shrimp cooked side up so the other side can cook, undisturbed, for 15 seconds.Add the onion and garlic and toss well. Cook 1 minute, tossing occasionally, until the onion softens and becomes fragrant and shiny; continue tossing so it wilts and softens but doesn't burn.Stir the fish sauce mixture to make sure the sugar is dissolved and pour it around the edges of the pan. Toss well to season the shrimp with the sauce, then let cook, undisturbed, just until the shrimp are cooked through and the sauce is bubbling.,Add the green onions, cilantro and chile and toss well. Add the basil to the pan and toss well. Cook 10 seconds and pour onto a serving platter deep enough to hold a little sauce. Serve Hot.

 

Step by step:


1. Stir together the fish sauce, water, soy sauce, and sugar in a small bowl and set aside. Prep the remaining ingredients, so you can add them quickly when they are needed.

2. Place a 10-12 inch cast iron skillet over medium-high heat until it becomes very hot, about 30 seconds.

3. Add the oil and turn to coat the pan evenly.

4. Add the shrimp in a single layer and leave them to cook on one side, undisturbed, until their edges turn bright pink. Toss well and turn all the shrimp cooked side up so the other side can cook, undisturbed, for 15 seconds.

5. Add the onion and garlic and toss well. Cook 1 minute, tossing occasionally, until the onion softens and becomes fragrant and shiny; continue tossing so it wilts and softens but doesn't burn.Stir the fish sauce mixture to make sure the sugar is dissolved and pour it around the edges of the pan. Toss well to season the shrimp with the sauce, then let cook, undisturbed, just until the shrimp are cooked through and the sauce is bubbling.,

6. Add the green onions, cilantro and chile and toss well.

7. Add the basil to the pan and toss well. Cook 10 seconds and pour onto a serving platter deep enough to hold a little sauce.

8. Serve Hot.


Nutrition Information:

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202k Calories
24g Protein
8g Total Fat
6g Carbs
8% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
202k
10%

Fat
8g
13%

  Saturated Fat
5g
37%

Carbohydrates
6g
2%

  Sugar
2g
3%

Cholesterol
285mg
95%

Sodium
1675mg
73%

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Protein
24g
49%

Selenium
55µg
79%

Manganese
0.59mg
30%

Phosphorus
242mg
24%

Vitamin K
22µg
21%

Calcium
189mg
19%

Vitamin C
14mg
17%

Copper
0.34mg
17%

Zinc
2mg
16%

Iron
2mg
16%

Magnesium
61mg
15%

Vitamin B12
0.88µg
15%

Vitamin E
1mg
11%

Vitamin B6
0.14mg
7%

Folate
28µg
7%

Potassium
218mg
6%

Vitamin B3
1mg
5%

Fiber
1g
4%

Vitamin A
197IU
4%

Vitamin B2
0.05mg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.26mg
3%

Vitamin B1
0.04mg
3%

covered percent of daily need
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