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Stir Fried Shrimp With Black Bean Sauce

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Ingredients
  Fermented black beans 1 Tablespoon
  Shrimp 1⁄2 Pound
  Green peppers 2 Small
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), dried
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Soak fermented black beans.
2. Shell and devein shrimp. Slice green peppers and dried onion.
3. Mince garlic; then mash with soaked black beans in one cup. In another, blend cornstarch and cold water to a paste.
4. Heat oil. Add salt, then black bean mixture, and stir-fry a few times. Add shrimp; stir-fry 1 minute.
5. Add green pepper and onion; stir-fry to soften slightly (1 to 2 minutes).
6. Stir in stock and heat quickly. Then cook, covered, over medium heat, until done (2 to 3 minutes).
7. Stir in sugar and soy sauce to blend. Then stir in cornstarch paste to thicken.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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