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Shrimp in Hot Sauce

Updated on September 13, 2008

Shrimp in Hot Sauce

Serves 2

12oz. cooked unshelled shrimp


1 tsp malt vinegar

1 tsp Shao Hsing wine or dry sherry

Pinch Salt


1 tsp cornstarch mixed with 1 tbsp water

2 tsps tomato paste

Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

2 tsps sugar

½ tsp monosodium glutamate(optional)

1 tsp hot chili sauce

1 cup chicken stock

2 tbsps cooked oil

1 onion, chopped

1 stick celery, sliced

1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed


  1. Wash shrimp and drain well. Mix the seasoning ingredients together.
  2. Mix the sauce ingredients together in a separate bowl.
  3. Heat the oil in a wok and deep-fry the shrimp for 1 minute. Remove the shrimp and drain. Keep the oil.
  4. Reheat the wok and add 2 tsps oil and stir fry the onion, celery and garlic for 1 minute.
  5. Add shrimp and blended sauce ingredients. Bring to the boil and simmer gently to 3-4 minutes . Stir in the seasoning mixture.


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      Rodney Fagan 9 years ago from Johannesberg South Africa, The Gold Mine City

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