*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     STIR-FRIED SHRIMP W/ OYSTER SAUCE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Sauces
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           + 1 tsp peanut oil
      1/2   ts           Granulated sugar
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
      1/2   ts           Ginger root -- grated
    1 1/4   ts           Cornstarch
      1/4   ts           Salt
   24       md           Shrimp -- shelled & deveined
    2       ts           Oyster sauce
      1/4   ts           Dried red pepper flakes
    1       c            Carrots -- julienned
    1       c            Peas
    1       c            Scallions -- sliced
 
   1. In medium bowl, combine 2 teaspoons of the oil, the
   sugar, baking soda, ginger root, 1/4 teaspoon of the
   cornstarch and the salt; add shrimp and toss to mix
   well. Let stand for 10 minutes.
   
   2. In small bowl, combine the remaining 1 teaspoon
   cornstarch, 2 teaspoons water and 1 teaspoon oyster
   sauce, stirring until cornstarch dissolves; set aside.
   
   3. In large nonstick skillet, heat the remaining 2
   teaspoons oil. Add the remaining 1 teaspoon oyster
   sauce and the pepper flakes; stir-fry 15 seconds. Add
   shrimp mixture and carrots; stir-fry 4 minutes. Add
   oyster sauce mixture, peas and scallions, stir-fry 3-4
   minutes, until peas are heated through and shrimp are
   pink and opaque.
  
 
 
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