F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)
Stir-Fried Shrimp with Bacon, Mint and Chiles.
© Tina Rupp

Stir-Fried Shrimp with Bacon, Mint and Chiles

  • TOTAL TIME: 25 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • FAST
  • STAFF-FAVORITE

For this singular stir-fry, chef Jerry Traunfeld combines sweet shrimp with salty bacon, then adds hot chiles, vermouth and a healthy dose of fresh mint.

  1. 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  2. 1/4 pound thickly sliced bacon, cut crosswise 1/4 inch thick
  3. 3 garlic cloves, minced
  4. 8 Thai bird chiles or 4 serrano chiles
  5. 1 1/2 pounds shelled and deveined large shrimp
  6. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  7. 1/4 cup vermouth or dry white wine
  8. 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped mint
  1. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil. Add the bacon and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until most of the fat has been rendered. Spoon off all but 1 tablespoon of the fat from the skillet. Stir in the garlic and whole chiles and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the shrimp, season with salt and pepper and cook over moderately high heat, stirring occasionally, until they are pink and curled, about 3 minutes. Add the vermouth and cook until nearly evaporated, about 1 minute. Stir in the mint, transfer to plates and serve.

Suggested Pairing

Aromatic, faintly sweet Riesling.

You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(3)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world’s most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 20-22.