Shrimp with Spicy Garlic Sauce


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 onion, sliced thin
  • 1 bunch broccoli, florets and stems (cut stems into thin rounds)
  • 1 carrot, thin diagonals
  • 1/2 pound wild shrimp, peeled

Add water and onion to frying pan and cook for 1-2 minutes.  Add broccoli stems and carrots and cook for 1-2 minutes.  Add broccoli florets, shrimp, and cover and steam 2-3 minutes.  Pour Spicy Garlic Sauce (recipe below) into the frying pan. Cover and cook on medium heat 4-5 minutes.

Spicy Garlic Sauce

  • 3-4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. hot pepper sesame oil
  • 1-2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp. shoyu
  • 1 tsp. hot pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp. kuzu root starch or arrowroot (+3 tbsp. water)

Mix all ingredients (except kudzu) and cook on medium heat for 3 minutes. Dilute kudzu in a small amount of water and slowly add to the pan. The sauce will begin to thicken. Cook 3-5 minutes.