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Oriental Almond Stir Fry

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Ingredients
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Shrimp 3⁄4 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon, divided
  Diagonally sliced celery 2 Cup (32 tbs) (1/4-Inch)
  Fresh mushrooms 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Water 6 Tablespoon
  Frozen peas 10 Ounce (1 Package, About 2 Cups)
  Bean sprouts 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Blanched almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Blue Diamond)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare the marinade in a medium bowl by combining first five ingredients.
2. Put in shrimp and let stand at least 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
MAKING
3. Using heavy non-stick skillet or wok, heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat.
4. Put in celery and stir-fry 1 minute.
5. Take out of the pan and set aside.
6. Heat remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil.
7. Using slotted spoon, remove shrimp from marinade and stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes, or until shrimp turn pink.
8. Put in mushrooms and stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes, adding 1 tablespoon water if necessary to prevent sticking.
9. Stir cornstarch and 6 tablespoons water into marinade; Put in to skillet and cook about 30 seconds, until thickened.
10. Put in celery and remaining ingredients and stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes, until bean sprouts are soft, but still crisp.
SERVING
11. Serve over hot brown rice, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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