Monday, February 3, 2014

The Delectable Shrimp Stir Fry

Shrimp Stir Fry
Shrimp Stir Fry
In stir frying, shrimp is a favorite in our house and the family would always request for extra shrimps on the recipes.   Shrimp stir fry are usually saucy and tasteful which is why the family loves them.  Simply as other stir fries, shrimps can be done in just a few minutes, mix it with your choice of veggies and throw them in the pan, then sauté them with your choice of sauce ingredients.  There may be several hundreds of shrimp recipes in some cookery sites in the internet that might delight you and your family.  These recipes could be spicy, sweet, or have hint of saltiness, but no matter what it is, shrimps can easily adapt to your sauce and blend deliciously in them.  It is very easy to flavor shrimps, and you can always enjoy them to the last piece. 

My family has several shrimp recipes at home, but in this article, we are about to share our best shrimp recipe for you to try in your own kitchens.  In this recipe, we will assume that you have all the necessary ingredients with you and have tried shrimps in Chinese Cuisines to compare them with.  But if you have not, we will show how to prepare a n excellent shrimp recipe in your kitchen.   Let us do the recipe now. 


When it comes to Chinese take-outs, we must admit that it is tempting to call up your Chinese Restaurant for at take-out.  But for people who are very conscious to weight loss, this is a very dangerous moment.  When you are on the phone, you would be tempted to order for fried rice, chicken stir fry, beef stir fry, with quail egg and asparagus soup.   This is surely fattening and gives you more calories than what you can control in your own kitchens.  Stir fries are quick to prepare and with the right planning can be beneficial to your waistline.  This recipe can be done in twenty minutes and makes four regular servings. 

  • 1 cup long-grain white rice, cooked according to package instructions
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce, please choose the low sodium type
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar, use the seasoned type
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, freshly peeled and grated
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound asparagus, please trim and slice into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 pint tomatoes
  • 1 pound large shrimp, please remove shell and devein
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil, the toasted type

  • For the sauce, mix together your soy sauce with the ginger and rice vinegar in a small mixing bowl.  Reserve for frying.
  • Heat you wok or large skillet over medium high flame on your American stove.  Toast your sesame seeds until it turns golden for 4 minutes.  Then transfer to a small bowl and reserve.
  • Reheat your skillet and add vegetable oil and wait till the oil starts to smoke. 
  • Then cook the asparagus until they are tender but still crisp but stir frequently for five minutes.
  • Then add the tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes more stirring frequently.
  • Then add the shrimp into the pan and continue to stir.   When the shrimps changes color, add the soy sauce mixture to the pan and continue to stir.  Just cook them together for another minute.
  • Shut off the flame in your stove and pour the sesame oil on top of the dish.
  • Serve this shrimp stir fry while hot with your hot steamed rice.  You can garnish them with the toasted sesame seeds.
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