Deep-fried shrimp without batter

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Shrimp
2 tablespoons Sherry
½ teaspoon Salt
\N \N Oil for deep-frying
4 tablespoons Soy sauce
¼ teaspoon Salt

1. Shell and devein shrimp. Sprinkle with sherry and salt and toss. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes, tossing occasionally. Then drain.

2. Meanwhile heat oil. Add shrimp, then reduce heat to medium. Deep-fry until bright pink, and drain on paper toweling.

3. Combine soy sauce and remaining salt with 2 tablespoons of the hot oil.

Blend well; pour over shrimp and serve at once.

NOTE: If the heat of the oil is not reduced right after the shrimp are added, they will burn on the outside and be raw inside.

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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