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Stir Fried Shrimp N Shells

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Ingredients
  Shrimp 1 Pound
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Scallion stalks 1
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Fresh root ginger slice 2
  Catsup 2 Tablespoon
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Wash shrimp. Remove legs, leaving shells intact; then devein (If large, cut each shrimp, shell and all, in 2 or 3 pieces.) Cut scallion in 1/2 inch sections. Crush garlic; mince ginger root.
2. In one cup, combine catsup, sherry and water. In a second cup, blend cornstarch, sugar, pepper and remaining cold water to a paste.
3. Heat oil. Add salt, then garlic; stir-fry to brown lightly. Add shrimp and stir-fry until pink (2 to 3 minutes). Remove from pan.
4. Heat remaining oil. Add ginger root and scallion; stir-fry a few times. Stir in catsup-sherry mixture and heat quickly.
5. Return shrimp and stir in only to reheat. Then stir in cornstarch paste to thicken and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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