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Basic Stir Fried Shrimp

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Ingredients
  Shrimp 1⁄2 Pound
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vegetables 1 Pound
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Fresh root ginger 2 Slices
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Shell and devein shrimp. Combine cornstarch, sherry and salt; add to shrimp and toss to coat.
2. Slice or dice vegetables. Crush garlic. Mince ginger root. Blend remaining cornstarch and cold water to a paste.
3. Heat oil. Brown garlic lightly. Add shrimp and stir-fry until pink (2 to 3 minutes). Remove from pan.
4. Heat remaining oil. Add ginger root; stir-fry a few times. Then add vegetables; and stir-fry briefly to coat with oil.
5. Stir in and heat stock quickly. Then cook, covered, over medium heat, until nearly done.
6. Return shrimp, stir-frying to reheat. Then stir in cornstarch paste to thicken.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Shrimp

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