Slippery Shrimp

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix shrimp and 6 tablespoons cornstarch in a large bowl to coat.
  • Mix remaining 4 teaspoons cornstarch and 4 teaspoons water in a small bowl to blend.
  • Heat oil in heavy large skillet or wok over high heat.
  • Working in batches, fry shrimp until cooked through and golden on both sides, about 3 minutes.
  • Using slotted spoon, transfer cooked shrimp to plate.
  • Drain all but 1 tablespoon oil from wok and heat over medium-high heat.
  • Add garlic, sugar,cayenne and salt; stir constantly until garlic begins to brown, about 15 seconds.
  • Add tomato sauce,vinegar,and sherry;stir water/cornstarch mixture if separated and add to sauce.
  • Cook until sauce boils and thickens, stirring constantly, about 1 minute.
  • Add reserved shrimp to sauce and stir to coat.
  • Remove from heat and add 1 cup green onions to sauce and toss.
  • Transfer to plate and sprinkle with remaining green onions and serve.
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