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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: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 289 Calories from Fat 90

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g16.1%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 129.3 mg43.1%

Sodium 519.2 mg21.6%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.6%

Sugars 8.2 g

Protein 26 g52.8%

Vitamin A 37.8% Vitamin C 38.1%

Calcium 11.3% Iron 24.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Oriental Almond Stir Fry Recipe