How to Cook Shrimp Shantung Style

This dish hails from Asian soil, its simple, easy to prepare, delicious and with very little cooking talent required! The ingredients are very easy to fine and prepare. For beginners in cooking this dish is so simple you can do it with your eyes closed.

Thing's you'll need:

-1/4 cup cooking oil
-2 tsps ginger sliced
-3 tbsp tomato catsup
-1 tbsp white wine
-1/2-1 tsp sugar
-1/4-1 tsp hot chili sauce
-1/4 tsp salt
-1/2 k. medium sized shrimps, deveined
-1/1 cup shrimps juice

* Here's how to get the shrimp juice, pound the heads of the shrimps add about a tablespoon of water and squeeze the juice out of the pounded heads. Put in cup and save it for the sauce.

Step 1

Heat cooking oil, make sure you do not have the heat set too high, we do not want to burn the oil and give it a burnt taste, ginger slices for about 5 minutes. Do not overcook the ginger to avoid it being drained of all its spicy juices. You can then add the tomato catsup and allow to cook for a while.

Step 2

Measure in wine, sugar, hot chili sauce, and salt include this in the wok. Let it simmer for a few minutes, stir with a wooden ladle to keep the ingredients from sticking to the wok. Put shrimps, toss this till its half done.

Step 3

Slowly pour in the shrimp juice, stir continuously while you are doing this to make sure the jiuce is distributed evenly. Continue cooking until until shrimps are just done.

Step 4

Garnish with wansuey. Serve hot.

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Fried Shrimp and Peas

150g raw shrimp, unshelled
1 medium size onion
150g of beef
½ cup of peas
Spring onions
2 eggs
1 teaspoon of salt
Pepper (shred)
Groundnut oil
Seasoning (1 knorr chicken cube, curry and thyme)
2 teaspoons of water
1 teaspoon cornstarch


Remove the shell and rinse the shrimp properly, cut into small pieces, season with half a cube of knorr chicken, salt, onion, curry and thyme and set aside for 20 minutes. Wash the beef, season and cook until it becomes soft and dice it. Dice the onion as well as the spring onion. Pour some oil into the frying pan, when it becomes hot stir fry the diced beef and peas for a while then, pour into a plate and set it aside. Shred the pepper, stir fry the pepper, shrimp and the onion as well and set aside. Break the eggs into a plate add some salt and beat with a fork and set aside. Heat the frying pan and add very little groundnut oil, when it becomes hot pour about half of the egg and cook for a while, when it is thoroughly cooked, turn it over so that both sides are cooked. Cook the other half of the egg the same way too and cut the egg into thin strips and set aside. Pour all the fried ingredients ( pepper, shrimp, onion, beef, peas, cornstarch, spring onions) together with the exception of the fried egg and mixed them together properly, then pour into a plate and garnish it with the fried egg.

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