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Kung Pao Watermelon Shrimp

Kung Pao Watermelon ShrimpRecipe courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 tablespoons peanut oil
6 garlic cloves, sliced
2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and cleaned
1 cup dry roasted and salted peanuts
1 cup prepared Kung Pao sauce
2 cups chopped watermelon

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat the oil in a large heavy sauté pan or wok over high heat. Sauté the garlic for 30 seconds.
  2. Add shrimp; stir-fry until the shrimp begin to cook and plump up.
  3. Add the peanuts and sauté another 30 seconds. Reduce heat to low and add the sauce.
  4. Simmer just until shrimp are cooked. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in watermelon and serve immediately.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board.