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Steamed Shrimp With Garlic And Scallion

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Ingredients
  Large shrimp 1 Pound (About 24)
  Scallions 3
  Reduced sodium soy sauce 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Finely grated fresh ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Hot red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Remove the shrimp from their shells, leaving tail and the first joint of shell intact.
2. Rinse the shrimp under water.
3. Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels. Keep aside.
4. Separate the white and green parts of scallions.
5. Mince the white parts.
6. Slice the green stems thinly. Keep aside.
7. In a large bowl, mix the minced scallions whites, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, sugar, pepper flakes, and salt.
8. Coat the shrimp with the mixture by tossing them together.
9. Marinate for 15 minutes at room temperature, stirring several times.

MAKING
10. In a wide, deep pot, put a vegetable steamer rack.
11. Add enough water to the pot to reach just below the rack.
12. Cover the pot and place it on heat.
13. Bring the water to a boil.
14. Take a wide, heatproof plate, large enough to fit inside the pot with at least 1 inch space between them around the sides, and spread the shrimp, with marinade, over it.
15. Wearing mitts to protect your hands, place the dish on the steamer rack over the boiling water.
16. Cover the shrimp and steam for 4 to 8 minutes, until just firm to the touch.

SERVING
17. Wearing mitts, remove the plate from the pot.
18. Sprinkle on top the sliced scallion greens
19. Serve hot over rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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