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  Medium shrimp 1 Pound
  Soy sauce 6 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Scallions 2 , chopped
  Ginger root pieces 2 , crushed
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Dried hot red pepper 1 , seeded and crushed
  Peanut oil 1 Tablespoon

Clean the shrimp without removing the shells: Pull off the legs and slit the shell down the back; carefully lift out the black vein without loosening the shell.
Rinse the shrimp quickly.
Combine the remaining ingredients except peanut oil.
Add the shrimp and stir.
Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally.
Remove shrimp from marinade and dry thoroughly.
Reserve marinade.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 842 Calories from Fat 234

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.6%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g23.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 689.4 mg229.8%

Sodium 7130.1 mg297.1%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.9%

Sugars 10.8 g

Protein 101 g201%

Vitamin A 48.8% Vitamin C 34.6%

Calcium 29.2% Iron 77.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Szechwan Shrimp Recipe