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  • Serves: 3 Servings

Szechwan Hot and Sour Shrimp

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Category: Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Medium-size raw shrimp,
  • -shelled and deveined
  • 1 tb Dry sherry
  • 3 tb Salad oil
  • 3 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tb Minced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 ts Crushed red pepper
  • 2 lg Stalks celery, cut in
  • 1/2 Inch thick slices
  • 1/2 c Sliced bamboo shoots
  • 2 Whole green onions, thinly
  • -sliced
  • -Cooking sauce -
  • 1/4 c Vinegar
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 5 ts Sugar
  • 2 ts Cornstarch


Toss shrimp with sherry. Prepare cooking sauce by combining all
ingredients and set aside. Heat a wok or wide frying pan over high heat.
When pan is hot, add 1 1/2 T of the oil. When oil begins to heat, add
garlic, ginger and red pepper. Stir once, add shrimp and stir-fry until
they turn pink (about 3 minutes). Remove from pan.
Heat the remaining 1 1/2 T oil. Add celery and bamboo shoots and stir-fry
for one minute. Stir cooking sauce, then add to pan along with shrimp and
green onion. Cook, stirring, until sauce bubbles and thickens.

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