Kung Pao Shrimp with Cashews Recipe

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Kung Pao Shrimp with Cashews
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  1. In a bowl, mix the orange juice, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and cornstarch.
  2. In a wok or large frypan, heat the oil over high heat until smoking.
  3. Add the chiles and salt; stir-fry until browned, 45 seconds.
  4. Add the onion, ginger and garlic; stir-fry until fragrant, 15 seconds.
  5. Add the peppers and cook until crisp-tender, 30 seconds.
  6. Add the shrimp and stir-fry until nearly cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  7. Stir the sauce, add to the wok and cook until thickened slightly, 30 seconds.
  8. Stir in the cashews and sesame oil; serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 686.98 Kcal (2876 kJ)
Calories from fat 402.13 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 44.68g 69%
Cholesterol 65.76mg 22%
Sodium 1980.54mg 83%
Potassium 693.32mg 15%
Total Carbs 59.7g 20%
Sugars 11.39g 46%
Dietary Fiber 4.8g 19%
Protein 17.19g 34%
Vitamin C 168.8mg 281%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 25%
Iron 16.8mg 94%
Calcium 73.2mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 202.7 Kcal (849 kJ)
Calories from fat 118.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.18g 69%
Cholesterol 19.4mg 22%
Sodium 584.38mg 83%
Potassium 204.57mg 15%
Total Carbs 17.61g 20%
Sugars 3.36g 46%
Dietary Fiber 1.42g 19%
Protein 5.07g 34%
Vitamin C 49.8mg 281%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 25%
Iron 5mg 94%
Calcium 21.6mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.7
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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