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Cantonese Shrimp

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Cantonese shrimp is an oriental style shrimp prepareation that can be served with rice or noodles. Cooked in a skillet with onion, garlic and ginger, the cantonese shrimp also needs a dash of monosodium glutamate. Thickened with cornstarch, the cantonese shrimp can be served with a side of soy sauce.
Ingredients
  Salad oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cleaned raw shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen chinese pea pods 3 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package)
  Sliced green onion 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Monosodium glutamate 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat oil in heavy skillet till hot; add shrimp; toss and cook quickly till pink, 3 to 5 minutes.
Add pea pods, onion, garlic, monosodium glutamate, and ginger; toss and cook over high heat for 1 minute.
Combine remaining ingredients.
Pour over shrimp mixture; toss and cook till thick and bubbly, about 1 minute.
Pass soy sauce.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Servings: 
2

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