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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

LOW GLYCEMIC SWEET & SOUR GARLIC SHRIMP

This is for Geri, a recipe for sugar free Sweet & Sour Garlic Shrimp.

1 lb. medium size shrimp, cleaned and shelled, tail on or off.
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 tsp. crushed garlic (to add in oil)
3 tbsp. crushed garlic (to add in as shrimp is cooked)
1/2 tsp. chopped parsley
2 tbsp. soy sauce

Sweet & Sour Sauce

1/2 cup of vinegar (white)
3 tbsp. agave nectar (or add more)
1/4 tsp. minced ginger
1/2 tsp. turmeric

Slurry
1 1/2 tbsp. corn starch
3 tbsp. of water
(Mix this in a small cup, to add in before done cooking to thicken the sauce.

1 tbsp. minced green onions for garnish.

Directions:

1. Heat up a medium size wok over medium high heat with vegetable oil, after 2 minutes or until hot. Add in1 tsp. garlic, stir for about 15 seconds, add in the shrimp, and cook until slightly turns pink.

2. Add in the 3 tbsp. of garlic, and the parsley, and the soy sauce, stir fry about 2 minutes.

3. Add in the sweet and sour sauce, and cook until it bubbles, immediately add in the slurry, cook until thickens. Platter and garnish with green onions.

Note: Agave syrup comes from the agave plant, and is low in glycemic and is used by lots of chefs that cook for diabetic patients.

Please check with your professional care giver and or dietician before trying this recipe.