Gluten-Free General Tso's Shrimp
Before being diagnosed with celiac disease, Chinese was a favorite in my family. After the diagnosis, it was pretty much off-limits due to the fact that soy sauce, a key ingredient in Chinese cooking, has wheat. General Tso's Shrimp is a perfect combination of spicy and sweet. This recipe was adapted to be gluten-free by using gluten-free soy sauce and gluten-free Hoisin sauce.
Oh. My. Goodness...
Let's make some gluten-free General Tso's Shrimp!
- 1 cup water
- 3 lbs. shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/2 tsp. Red pepper flakes
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 6 tbsp. Hoisin sauce (make sure gluten-free)
- 6 tbsp. Rice Vinegar
- 6 tbsp. ketchup
- 4 tbsp. soy sauce (gluten-free)
- 3 tbsp. cornstarch
- 4 tbsp. Sesame oil
- 2 tbsp. ground ginger
- 1 tbsp. ground garlic
- 2 stalks green onions, chopped
- 3 tbsp. sesame seeds
- 4 cups cooked rice
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine water, red pepper flakes, Hoisin, brown sugar, ketchup, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and cornstarch. Whisk well.
- In the wok, over medium heat, add sesame oil, garlic, and ginger. Heat for 1 minute. Stir constantly. Add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes.
- Whisk the sauce again. Pour into wok. Turn the heat to high and continuously stir the shrimp. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Cook 3 to 4 minutes until the sauce has thickened and shrimp are thoroughly cooked. Remove from heat.
- Place over rice, garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.
We have gluten-free General Tso's Shrimp! Enjoy.