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                    SHRIMP IN LOBSTER SAUCE *** bgnj11a
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Seafood
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   48                    Shrimp; large size -- unshell
      1/4  cup           Oil -- for stir fry
                         Lobster sauce:
    2      tablespoon    Black beans -- fermented
    3      cup           Garlic -- minced
    6                    Green onons -- chopped
    3      Lg            Egg -- beaten
    3      tablespoon    Water
    1 1/2  pound         Pork -- ground or beef
    1 1/2  cup           Chicken stock
    1 1/2  tablespoon    Soy sauce -- thin
    1      tablespoon    Sugar
                         Cornstarch paste -- do not u
 Peel, devein and butterfly shrimp. To butterfly, with a sharp knife, cut through
the back about 3/4 of the way. Do not cut all the way through, remove black vein.
set aside. Heat wok till smoking, add oil, put all shrimp in at once, stir fry,
keeping them in motion continuously so they cook evenly. When they begin to curl,
remove and set aside. Soak black beans, rinse and mash. Heat wok, add 2 tbs oil,
add beans and garlic, stir till aroma is strong, add meat in small pieces, stir
fry until cooked, about 4 minutes. Add broth, soy and sugar, stirring until it
comes to a boil. Thicken mixture with cornstarch paste, a little at a time, do
not let it get too thick, should be like a cream sauce. Slowly stir in beaten
eggs. Cook one minute, then add shrimp. Mix well and serve. *note* Fermented
black beans have a flavor that is very unique. Do not substitute with any other
black bean mixture as it will change the taste quite a bit. If you do, lotsa
luck.... FBB are small, black, dry !
 and very salty. Oriental groceries, and sometimes supermarkets.. KEEP ON STIR
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