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Shanghai Shrimp

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Shanghai shrimp is a Chinese shrimp recipe. Skillet cooked with ginger and scallions, the shanghai shrimp is fruited with oranges. Prepared in chicken broth for a saucy texture, the shimp is finished with added water chestnuts. Loaded with oriental flavors, the shanghai shrimp is great with fried rice or noodles.
  Scallions 4 , cut into 1 inch pieces
  Minced ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Peanut oil 2 Tablespoon
  Large shrimp 1 Pound, shelled and deveined
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Canned mandarin oranges 11 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
  Canned sliced water chestnuts 8 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
  Hot cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)

In large skillet, over medium-high heat, cook scallions and ginger in oil for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add shrimp; cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
Blend chicken broth into cornstarch; stir into skillet with oranges and water chestnuts.
Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until slightly thickened and heated through.

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Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1566 Calories from Fat 345

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g59.9%

Saturated Fat 6.8 g34.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 689.4 mg229.8%

Sodium 1456.3 mg60.7%

Total Carbohydrates 196 g65.4%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68.1%

Sugars 38.6 g

Protein 116 g232.7%

Vitamin A 125.8% Vitamin C 210.5%

Calcium 317.5% Iron 217.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shanghai Shrimp Recipe