Friday, August 3, 2012

Stir-Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas and Ginger Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons rice wine
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 6 ounces snow peas, strings removed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, stir salt into water until dissolved. Add shrimp, and set aside 5 minutes. Rinse shrimps, and dry on paper towels.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together broth, rice wine, soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar, and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet or wok over high heat. Cook shrimp, turning constantly, until pink on all sides, about 1 minute. Stir in garlic, ginger, and 2 teaspoons oil. Stir in snow peas, chives, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; stir-fry 1 minute more.
  4. Stir broth mixture into skillet, and continue cooking until sauce thickens. Serve immediately.