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Shrimp with Snow Peas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Denike

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 tbsp. oil
1/2 c split blanched almonds,halved
4 oz pea pods
2 oz bamboo shoots, sliced
2 tsp cornstarch
2 tsp light soy sauce
3/4 c chicken stock
2 tbsp dry sherry
salt and pepper
l lb cooked and peeled shrimp

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in a frypan. Add almonds and cook over moderate heatuntil golden brown. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
Pea Pods: tear off the stems and pull them downward to remove any strings. Add the pea pods to the hot oil and cook for 1 min. Remove and set aside with almonds.
Drain the oil . Mix the cornstarch with the rest of the ingredients EXCEPT the shrimp and bamboo shoots. Pour the mixture into the pan and stir constantly while bringing to a boil. Allow to simmer 1-2min - until thickened .Stir in the shrimp, bamboo shoots,pea pods and almonds and heat through - 1 min. Serve immediately.
Variation - if using green onions, celery, or water chestnuts, cook with the pea pods

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2-3
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10min + cooking 6-8min

 

 

 

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