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Uncle Tai's Shrimp

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 10 Giant shrimp
  • 4 1/2 tb Dry sherry
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 4 c Plus
  • 1 1/2 tb Peanut oil
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 2 1/2 tb Cornstarch
  • 2 Scallions; white part only,
  • -trimmed and shredded
  • 5 sl Fresh ginger; thin, shredded
  • 2 tb Water
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tb White vinegar
  • 2 tb Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Sesame oil
  • 1/3 c Chicken broth
  • 1/2 c Loosely packed cilantro


Peel shrimp, split in half and rinse to devein. Pat dry. Place shrimp in
bowl and add 1-1/2 tbs. sherry, egg whites and 1-1/2 tbs. oil. Stir until
whites become bubbly. Add half the salt and 1-1/2 tbs. cornstarch. Stir to
blend. Prepare scallions and ginger and set aside. Combine remaining 3 tbs.
sherry, remaining tbs. cornstarch blended with water, soy sauce, vinegar,
sugar, remaining salt, sesame oil and broth. Heat remaining 4 cups oil in a
wok or skillet and add shrimp, one at a time. Cook about 1 minute, then
scoop out, leaving the oil in the wok continuously heating. Return shrimp
to oil and cook about 30 seconds. Drain wok completely. Return about 1 tbs.
oil to wok & add scallions & ginger, stirring constandly. Cook about 5 sec.
Add shrimp & vinegar mixture. Toss & stir-fry until hot & shrimp is coated
evenly. Garnish w/cilantro.




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