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Shrimp with Soy, Garlic, Ginger and Lemon Recipe

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Dana Mazzier


12 oz shrimp, shelled but with tail left on
1 1/2 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. plus 3/4 tsp minced fresh ginger
2 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tsp minced garlic, divided
1/4 tsp pepper
1/3 cup water
2 tbsp. med-dry sherry
2 tsp cornstarch
2 tbsp. oil ( not olive oil)
1/2 cup cubed red bell peppers
1/2 bunch watercress with bottom 1 inch of stems cut off (optional)
Hot cooked rice or Asian noodles

In a medium bowl, combine the shrimp, soy sauce, 1 tbsp. ginger, lemon juice, 1 tsp garlic, pepper and sherry. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Drain shrimp, retaining the marinade.
Mix the water with the cornstarch and the reserve marinade and stir well to dissolve. In a small saucepan, bring the mixture to a boil and cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Set aside
In a large skillet, heat the oil. Add the shrimp, remaining 1 tsp of garlic and 3/4 tsp ginger. Stir fry over high heat for 30 seconds. Add the sweet red peppers and cook, stirring for another 30 seconds. Add the sauce and bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Remove pan from heat and add the watercress if using.
Serve over rice or Asian noodles.




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