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    Stir Fried Shrimp in Garlic Sauce

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    Marie's Note:

    A delicious stir fry shrimp dish that is very popular in Chinese restaurants. Recipe courtesy Stuart Chang Berman.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled & deveined (21-25 per pound)
    • 1 egg white
    • 1/4 cup cornstarch
    • 1 -2 tablespoon water
    • 2 cups vegetable oil
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

    Sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Butter fly the shrimp by cutting along the backside, but not all the way through.
    2. 2
      Place the shrimp in a bowl and add the egg white, cornstarch and 1 to 2 tablespoons of water.
    3. 3
      Mix well.
    4. 4
      The consistency should be silky and the color milky.
    5. 5
      In a large wok, heat 2 cups of the oil to 280 °.
    6. 6
      Turn the shrimp gently in the poaching oil. When they are white and fluffy, remove them with a stainless steel strainer.
    7. 7
      Place the cooked shrimp in a colander to drain.
    8. 8
      In a small saucepan, mix the chicken broth, vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, sherry, garlic, ginger, sugar, and chili paste.
    9. 9
      Stir well.
    10. 10
      Bring the garlic sauce to a boil and lower the heat to a simmer.
    11. 11
      In a clean wok, heat the remaining tablespoon of oil to smoking.
    12. 12
      Add the sliced water chestnuts and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
    13. 13
      Add the garlic sauce, stir, and bring to a boil.
    14. 14
      Mix together the cornstarch and cold water and stir the mixture into the wok and bring to a boil.
    15. 15
      Stir until thickened and add the shrimp.
    16. 16
      Toss and stir 3 times until well coated.
    17. 17
      Stir in the sliced scallions and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Stir Fried Shrimp in Garlic Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (386 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1307.1
     
    Calories from Fat 1031
    78%
    Total Fat 114.6 g
    176%
    Saturated Fat 14.9 g
    74%
    Cholesterol 172.8 mg
    57%
    Sodium 1160.2 mg
    48%
    Total Carbohydrate 38.8 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    4%
    Sugars 20.9 g
    83%
    Protein 26.9 g
    53%

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