Shrimp has always been seafood lovers’ favourite. This recipe with caramelized sugar gives this dish a sweet and spicy combo and is a tasty appetizer above all very easy to cook with less effort and preparation.
- Granulated Sugar –3 tablespoon
- Rice stick noodles/ Vermicelli -6oz.
- Salt as per taste
- Medium sized onion -1
- Vegetable oil- 2 tablespoon
- Broccoli florets – 1lb
- Chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
- Garlic – 3 cloves finely chopped
- Grounded pepper- 1/4 teaspoon
- Shrimp peeled with tails on- 1 Pound
- Lime- ½
Put a pan on flame and add water to it and let it boil. When the water boils add vermicelli and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until it becomes tender. Transfer the vermicelli to a strainer and place it under cold water so that they do not stick.
Again, in the same boiling water add broccoli. Cook the broccoli for 3 to 4 minutes until it gets tender and crisp. Drain it into a bowl and toss the broccoli with onion and salt as per taste.
In another pan add 3 tablespoon water and 1/2 cup water. cook sugar and water on a medium flame until the sugar dissolves or till the mixture turns darker and little dense. To it add oil garlic and pepper to the sugar syrup.
Now add shrimp to the mixture and cook it along with it for 2-3 minutes until shrimp turns opaque and appears cooked. Remove it from heat and stir in its black pepper.
Divide the vermicelli and broccoli on the serving plates. Serve with shrimps and sauce on its top.