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Deep Fried Shrimp With Croutons

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Ingredients
  Shrimp 1 Pound, deep fried
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
  White bread slice 3
  Water chestnuts 12
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Deep-fry shrimp as in Basic Deep-fried Shrimp but only for 1 to 2 minutes.
2. Remove bread crusts and cut bread in 2-inch cubes (or approximately the size of the shrimp). Slice water chestnuts.
3. In one cup, combine soy sauce, sherry, salt and sugar. In another cup, blend cornstarch and cold water to a paste.
4. Reheat deep-frying oil. Add bread cubes and deep-fry until golden. Drain on paper toweling; arrange on a serving platter.
5. Heat remaining oil. Add water chestnuts; stir-fry a few times. Add deep-fried shrimp; stir-fry 1/2 minute to reheat.
6. Add soy-sherry mixture and bring quickly to a boil. Then simmer, covered, 2 minutes.
7. Stir in cornstarch paste to thicken. Spoon mixture over bread cubes and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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