Lake Tung Ting Shrimp

Recipe by lortle
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel and devein the shrimp, reserving the shells for later use.
  • Mix sherry, soy sauce, cornstarch, egg white (?) and 1/4 cup water.
  • Marinate shrimp in above mixture for about 1/2 hour.
  • Meahwhile, put shrimp shells in a small saucepan, add water to just cover, simmer uncovered for about 1/2 hour allowing the water to reduce.
  • Heat 1 tsp of the peanut oil in a wok or large frying pan, stir-fry the vegetables until just crisp, and remove from pan.
  • Add remaining peanut oil, garlic and ginger to pan and cook just until fragrant.
  • Add shrimp mixture and stir-fry for a few seconds, then add white wine and shrimp shell broth and cook for a couple of minutes until liquid reduces.
  • Return the vegetables to the pan. Thicken the sauce if necessary, using a mixture of another tsp of cornstarch and 2 Tbsp of water - you may not need to add all of this cornstarch/water mixture, add some, cook gently, and adjust according to taste.
  • When sauce is glossy and of desired thickness, turn out onto a warm plate and garnish with scallions and sesame oil.
  • Serve over rice.
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