Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The All Time Shrimp Stir Fry Favorite

Shrimp Stir Fry
Shrimp Stir Fry
Everyone loves a good stir fry every now and then.  But to order a stir fry dish in a Chinese Cuisine is a very common practice whenever you want to eat a stir fry dish.  In reality, a shrimp stir fry can be easily prepared in your own kitchen.  We do this all the time and have included prawn stir fries in our monthly menu at home. A prawn stir fry is as quick as chopping up your vegetables and mixing them with a sauce of your own.  What is awesome in stir frying is the use of any type of vegetables of your choice or whatever you have on your refrigerators.  This recipe we are sharing with you is a simple recipe that could make your stir fry taste fabulously delicious all the time.  Let us start cooking then.


  • Two tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • One tablespoon of sesame oil
  • One onion, julienned
  • Three baby bok ch0y, chopped
  • One cup sugar snap peas
  • One and one half tablespoons of ginger, minced and diced
  • One tablespoon of garlic, diced
  • Twenty to twenty five pieces of medium size shrimps or prawns, remove the shell and head, but you can leave the tail on if you desire.
  • One cup of bean sprouts
  • one fourth cup soy sauce
  • one teaspoon garlic chili sauce
  • two teaspoon cornstarch
  • one tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • one teaspoon oyster sauce
  • two to three tablespoons of water

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  • Prepare all the ingredients first.  Make sure that your vegetables are all cut according to instructions.  Peel the carrots and sliced them into bite size pieces.  Chopped the bok choy and the bean sprouts.  Clean the sugar snap peas. The onions have to be cut into wedges.  The garlic and ginger have to be minced or crush and cut into dices. Place all the ingredients close to your frying pan for easy reach whenever it is time for them to be tossed to the pan.
  • Prepare you sauce by mixing all the ingredients into a small mixing bowl and stir until it is smooth and totally dissolved.  Reserve for frying.
  • Clean the shrimps and remove its shell according to the requirements in the ingredient’s list.  Set aside close to the frying pan.
  • To start frying, heat a wok or a large skillet over medium high heat on your American stove.  Add the vegetable oil, swirl to coat the pan and wait till it gets hot and starts to smoke. 
  • Add the carrots and onions to wok and stir for about 30 seconds. Then you can add the bok choy, the peas, and the garlic and ginger.  Toss till fragrant.
  • Then add the shrimps and cook stirring together the ingredients. 
  • When shrimps turn pink and almost cooked, pour in the sauce mixture and add the water, a tablespoon at a time until you have your desired consistency. 
  • Finally add the bean sprouts last and toss for a few seconds before you remove it from the heat.
  • Serve hot this fabulous shrimp stir fry with steamed rice.  Enjoy and have fun doing them in your own kitchen. 
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