Stir-Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas and Ginger

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

In a large bowl, stir salt into water until dissolved. Add shrimp, and set aside 5 minutes. Rinse shrimps, and dry on paper towels.

In a small bowl, mix together broth, rice wine, soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar, and pepper. Set aside.

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.

Stir broth mixture into skillet, and continue cooking until sauce thickens. Serve immediately.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 130 other followers

%d bloggers like this: