Stir-Fried Shrimp with Jalapeño-Mint-Ginger Sauce & Mango

Stir-Fried Shrimp with Jalapeño-Mint-Ginger Sauce & Mango
Photo by Mark Ferri


  • 1 heaping Tbs. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbs. vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 medium cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 heaping Tbs. chopped fresh ginger
  • 12 large leaves Boston lettuce or other soft lettuce
  • 2 lb. large shrimp in the shell or about 56 frozen, cleaned large shrimp, thawed
  • + 7 more ingredients
    • 1 Tbs. fish sauce (optional)
    • About ½ cup cilantro sprigs for garnish
    • 1 large bunch fresh mint, leaves picked
    • 6 Tbs. seeded and chopped fresh jalapeños (4 to 6)
    • About 1 cup soybean sprouts or other fresh sprouts for garnish
    • 1 large ripe mango, peeled and sliced, for garnish
    • 6 Tbs. distilled white vinegar

If using shrimp in the shell, peel and devein them. If using cleaned, thawed shrimp, skip this step. Either way, dry the shrimp well with paper towels and set aside. Measure a generous 1/2 cup of mint leaves, somewhat loosely packed, and put them in a blender (or a mini food processor). Reserve ...

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