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Drunken Shrimp

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Shrimp
  • 4 c Water
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 4 -(up to)
  • 6 tb Sherry
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 sl Fresh ginger root
  • 1 ts Vinegar


1. Wash shrimp. Remove legs, leaving shells intact, then devein.

2. Boil water and poach shrimp until pinkish (about 2 minutes), then drain.

3. Combine soy sauce, sherry and salt; pour over shrimp and toss. Let stand
1 hour, turning occasionally. Drain, discarding marinade.

4. Mince ginger root and sprinkle over shrimp. Also sprinkle vinegar over.
Let stand 30 minutes more, turning occasionally; then serve.

NOTE: These shrimp, served in their shells, should be as fresh as possible.
In China, live shrimp were used.

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