Easy Kung Pao Shrimp Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice
<br>- 3/4 cup fat-skimmed chicken broth
<br>- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
<br>- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
<br>- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
<br>- 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
<br>- 1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes
<br>- 1/4 teaspoon salt
<br>- 1 pound broccoli florets, rinsed and cut into 1-inch-wide pieces
<br>- 1 teaspoon salad oil
<br>- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
<br>- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
<br>- 1 pound (41 to 50 per lb.) shelled, deveined shrimp
<br>- 1/4 cup chopped roasted, salted peanuts
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a 2- to 3-quart pan, combine rice and 23/4 cups water. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook until most of the water is absorbed, 7 to 10 minutes. Turn heat to low, cover, and cook until rice is tender to bite, 10 to 15 minutes longer. Spoon rice into a bowl.
<br>step 2: Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix broth, soy sauce, vinegar, cornstarch, sugar, chili flakes, and salt until smooth.
<br>step 3: In a 12-inch nonstick frying pan or a 14-inch wok over high heat, combine broccoli and 1/2 cup water. When boiling, cover, reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until broccoli is bright green and just tender when pierced, 4 to 7 minutes. Pour into a colander to drain.
<br>step 4: Add oil, ginger, and garlic to pan; stir over high heat until garlic begins to brown, 30 to 45 seconds. Add shrimp and stir until opaque but still moist-looking in center of thickest part (cut to test), 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in broccoli.
<br>step 5: Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan. Stir until sauce boils. Pour shrimp into a bowl and sprinkle with peanuts. Serve with cooked rice.
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Ingredients
- 1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice
- 3/4 cup fat-skimmed chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound broccoli florets, rinsed and cut into 1-inch-wide pieces
- 1 teaspoon salad oil
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 1 pound (41 to 50 per lb.) shelled, deveined shrimp
- 1/4 cup chopped roasted, salted peanuts

Directions
step 1: In a 2- to 3-quart pan, combine rice and 23/4 cups water. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook until most of the water is absorbed, 7 to 10 minutes. Turn heat to low, cover, and cook until rice is tender to bite, 10 to 15 minutes longer. Spoon rice into a bowl.
step 2: Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix broth, soy sauce, vinegar, cornstarch, sugar, chili flakes, and salt until smooth.
step 3: In a 12-inch nonstick frying pan or a 14-inch wok over high heat, combine broccoli and 1/2 cup water. When boiling, cover, reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until broccoli is bright green and just tender when pierced, 4 to 7 minutes. Pour into a colander to drain.
step 4: Add oil, ginger, and garlic to pan; stir over high heat until garlic begins to brown, 30 to 45 seconds. Add shrimp and stir until opaque but still moist-looking in center of thickest part (cut to test), 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in broccoli.
step 5: Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan. Stir until sauce boils. Pour shrimp into a bowl and sprinkle with peanuts. Serve with cooked rice.

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