|Recipe Title: Genghis Cohen's Crackerjack Shrimp|
Contributed by: Dea
Additional Credits for Recipe
|Genghis Cohen's is a restaurant in Los Angeles|
Note from the Diva
|These are so good!|
List of Ingredients
|1 tablespoon Sherry or shaoxing wine|
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 egg white, beaten
1 cup plus 1 tablespoon cornstarch, divided
1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 cups peanut oil
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 tablespoon chicken broth
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon Asian chile sauce
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon minced ginger root
2 cups shredded lettuce
Combine the wine, salt, egg white, 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and the vegetable oil. Add the shrimp; marinate 30 minutes.
Place the remaining cornstarch in a bowl. Add the shrimp; toss well. Place the shrimp in a colander and shake to remove any excess cornstarch.
Heat a wok over high heat then add the peanut oil. Heat to 375 degrees. Drop half the shrimp into the oil and cook until light golden, 2 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Cook the rest of the shrimp. Drain the oil from the wok.
Heat the wok over high heat.
Combine the ketchup, chicken broth, sugar, chile sauce, garlic and ginger and add to the wok. Bring to a boil. Add the shrimp; toss to coat.
Divide the lettuce among 6 plates and top with the shrimp.
Fish & Seafood
General Cooking/Prep Method
Extra Features of Recipe
Quick Recipe (30 min. or less)