Sizzling Shrimp Fajita

Sizzling Shrimp Fajita
Serves:Ā about 4Ā 
ā€¢Ā 1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp (medium size)Ā 
ā€¢Ā Avocado (or olive) oilĀ 
ā€¢Ā 6 cloves garlic, pressed through garlic press, divided useĀ 
ā€¢Ā 1/2 teaspoon chili powderĀ 
ā€¢Ā 1/2 teaspoon ground cuminĀ 
ā€¢Ā SaltĀ 
ā€¢Ā Black pepperĀ 
ā€¢Ā 1 teaspoon lime zestĀ 
ā€¢Ā 2 teaspoons lime juiceĀ 
ā€¢Ā 1/2 red bell pepper, slicedĀ 
ā€¢Ā 1/2 yellow bell pepper, slicedĀ 
ā€¢Ā 1/2 orange bell pepper, slicedĀ 
ā€¢Ā 1 white onion, quartered and slicedĀ 
ā€¢Ā 3 (3 ounce) pasta noodles
ā€¢Ā Asian Fusion Sauce (recipe below)Ā 
ā€¢Ā Cilantro leaves, for garnishĀ 
ā€¢Ā Sesame seeds, for garnishĀ 
ā€¢Ā Lime wedge, for garnishĀ 
Ā Ā -In pot boil water and add in the pasta noodles for about 3 minutes then drain water, set aside covered.
-Place the shrimp into a large bowl, and drizzle in about 1-2 tablespoons of the oil; add in 2 cloves worth of the pressed garlic, the chili powder, cumin, a pinch or two of the salt and pepper, as well as the lime zest and lime juice, and toss to coat; marinate for about 20 minutes.Ā 
-Place a large cast-iron skillet (or a heavy-bottom skillet/pan) over medium-high heat, and drizzle in 3-4 tablespoons of oil; once hot, add in the shrimp and sear on the first side for a couple of minutes, then flip them and sear them until golden-brown and cooked through; remove from pan.Ā 
-Into the skillet addĀ a anotherĀ drizzle of oil if needed, and add in the sliced bell peppers and onions, and allow them to sit in the skillet, undisturbed, for a few minutes, until a nice char forms; stir and allow them to continue to char up a bit more, until slightly caramelized.Ā 
-Stir in the remainder of the pressed garlic, and toss in the cooked noodles, coating them in the veggies.Ā 
-Add the shrimp back in, and drizzle in a little of the Fusion Sauce to coat things lightly and toss together, then turn off the heat.Ā 
-Serve hot with another generous drizzle of the Fusion Sauce over top, along with a few cilantro leaves, some sesame seeds, and a wedge of lime, if desired.Ā 
Fusion SauceĀ Ingredients:Ā 
ā€¢Ā 3/4 cup hoisin sauceĀ 
ā€¢Ā 1/2 teaspoon ground cuminĀ 
ā€¢Ā 2 tablespoons lime juiceĀ 
ā€¢Ā 2 tablespoons waterĀ 
-Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl, and use immediately; or, keep in a covered container in fridge until ready to use (or with leftovers).Ā 
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