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Stir-Fried Shrimp in Shells #2

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Shrimp
  • 1 Scallion stalk
  • 1 Clove garlic
  • 2 sl Fresh ginger root
  • 2 tb Catsup
  • 2 tb Sherry
  • 2 tb Water
  • 1 tb Cornstarch
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 ds Pepper
  • 3 tb Water
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Oil


1. Wash shrimp. Remove legs, leaving shells intact; then devein (see
"Information: Other Seafood"). (If large, cut each shrimp, shell and all,
in 2 or 3 pieces.) Cut scallion in 1/2-inch sections. Crush garlic; mince
ginger root.

2. In one cup, combine catsup, sherry and water. In a second cup, blend
cornstarch, sugar, pepper and remaining cold water to a paste.

3. Heat oil. Add salt, then garlic; stir-fry to brown lightly. Add shrimp
and stir-fry until pink (2 to 3 minutes). Remove from pan.

4. Heat remaining oil. Add ginger root and scallion; stir-fry a few times.
Stir in catsup-sherry mixture and heat quickly.

5. Return shrimp and stir in only to reheat. Then stir in cornstarch paste
to thicken and serve at once.

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