Sunday, 29 May 2011

Garlic Shrimp

Garlic Shrimp Recipe


Serves 4
Main Ingredients
  • 10 ounces shrimp
  • 3 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoons sesame oil
Marinade :
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon egg white
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon oil
Garlic Sauce Mixture:
  • 1/8 cup Lee Kum Kee soy sauce
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1/8 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  • 1/8 cup seafood stock or water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
Group 1
  • 6 ounces sugar peas
  • 3 ounces sliced water chestnuts
  • 2 ounces diced red bell pepper (1 inch x 1 inch)
  • 1 ounce wood ear mushrooms
Group 2
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
Directions:
  1. Clean, peel and de-vein the shrimp. Use a thick paper towel to try off any excess water.
  2. Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl, mix well and marinate the shrimp for 3 hours in the  refrigerator.
  3. Combine the garlic sauce mixture ingredients and set aside for future use.
  4. Heat wok over high flame or heat for at least 20 seconds. Add 3 cups of oil and heat to 270 degrees.
  5. Add the marinated shrimp to the wok and cook for about 45 seconds. Pour the shrimp and the oil out and drain the shrimp well.
  6. Keep the remaining residual oil in the wok, then add Group 2 ingredients and cook for 10 seconds. Add the garlic sauce mixture and cook until it thickens.
  7. Add Group 1 ingredients and cook for 15 seconds over high heat. (If you are unable to maintain the cooking temperature, additional cooking time may be necessary.)
  8. Add the shrimp back into the wok and stir all ingredients thoroughly.
  9. Sprinkle sesame oil on top.
Serve and enjoy this delicious Chinese Food Recipe – garlic shrimp recipe


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