Orange Ginger Shrimp

Ingredients:Orange Ginger Shrimp (250p)

  • 5 cm fresh gingerroot
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • ¼-½ tsp crushed dried chili, to taste
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ kg raw shrimp
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 6 scallions
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 large oranges
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil



  1. Peel the ginger and grate it in a bowl.
  2. Finely chop the garlic and add it to the ginger with the crushed chilies, salt and black pepper and sesame oil.
  3. Add the shrimp, cover and marinate at room temperature for a few minutes.
  4. Meanwhile thinly slice the red bell pepper.
  5. Slice the scallions on the diagonal keeping the white and green separate.
  6. Peel and segment the oranges, catching the juice in a bowl. There should be 3 or 4 tbsp of juice.
  7. Heat a wok or skillet over moderately high heat until hot.
  8. Add the shrimp and stir fry for a few minutes until pink all over.
  9. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  10. Heat the sunflower in the pan, then add the red pepper and white parts of the scallions and stir fry until soft.
  11. Mix in the tomato paste, orange segments and juice, then return the shrimp and any juices to the pan and stir until mixed and heated through.
  12. Serve with the green parts of the scallions over rice.


Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes