|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|
|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.