Slippery Shrimp

Slippery Shrimp

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Angela Wolery-Garcia 8

"After becoming mildly obsessed with Yang Chow in LA's China Town, I feel I've deciphered their dish as best as possible."

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  • Calories:
  • 258 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 19.1 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 536 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat peanut oil in a wok to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Toss the shrimp with 1/4 cup of cornstarch to coat, then drop into the hot oil, and quickly fry until golden brown, about 45 seconds. When done, drain shrimp, and set aside.
  3. Pour all but 1 tablespoon of oil from the wok, then stir in the garlic, ginger, and cayenne pepper. Cook and stir until the garlic is fragrant and beginning to brown, about 30 seconds. Pour in the wine, vinegar, ketchup, sugar, salt, and 1/4 cup of water, and bring to a boil over high heat. Dissolve the cornstarch in 2 teaspoons of water, stir into the boiling sauce, and boil until thickened, about 1 minute. Stir the shrimp and green onions into the sauce until coated.
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In 56 years I've had plenty go in this mouth of mine, but last night was, as the old man put it..."a defining moment"...this was undoubtedly THE BEST shrimp dish we have ever had. OMG....we coul...

Love love love this recipe! It is dead-on exact to the Slippery Shrimp at Yang Chow's in L.A.'s Chinatown. One bite took me right back to the west coast! The second time I made it I doubled the ...

WOW!!! This recipe is just fantastic! My teenage son summed it up, OMG!!! We love upscale Chinese food and to be able to make it at home and enjoy a GREAT restaurant quality dish right out of y...