Poached shrimp

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Shrimp
2 cups Water
½ teaspoon Salt

1. Wash shrimp. Remove legs, leaving shells intact, then devein.

2. Bring water to a boil. Add salt, then shrimp, and simmer, uncovered, until shrimp turn bright pink (about 4 minutes). Drain, discarding liquid.

3. Let shrimp cool; then shell and devein. Serve cold, with "Dip for Poached Shrimp" (see recipe).

NOTE: Do not overcook, or the shrimp will toughen and dry out.

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

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