Thursday, 7 November 2013

Shrimp On Lobster Sauce(A Stir Fry Recipe)

Stir Fry Recipe
Stir Fry Recipe
Here is a very popular stir fry recipe that often surprised people to discover that this dish contain no lobster at all. The name was derived from the fact that one of the ingredients in its sauce is fermented black beans which the Chinese use when preparing lobsters.  To continue, let us work on the recipe carefully one at a time.  As a special recipe for the weekend, you can surprise your family by preparing this dish to bear perfection. 

SHRIMP ON LOBSTER SAUCE:  Makes three to four servings.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Lobster sauce (refer to recipe below)
  • 3/4 pound frozen Tiger shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine, Chinese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons oil for stir-frying
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1 green onion, chopped
PROCEDURE:


  • Prepare the lobster sauce and keep it warm.
  • Run the shrimp under warm running water until thawed. Pat dry with paper towels and shell and devein if necessary.  You can also leave the tails on if you desire.
  • Then marinate the shrimp with the rice wine with salt and cornstarch for fifteen minutes at room temperature.
  • To begin frying, heat the wok over medium-high heat over your American stove.  Add oil and ginger and green onion.  Stir fry until fragrant for thirty seconds.
  • Add the shrimp and stir fry until color turns pink.
  • Then push the shrimps to the sides of the wok then add the sauce in the middle. Bring the sauce to a boil before you mix it with the shrimp.
  • Serve hot with hot steaming rice. 
  • This recipe can be used with either shrimp or lobster.
LOBSTER SAUCE INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/4 pound ground pork
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon fermented black beans
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sherry
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil for stir-frying
HOW TO PREPARE THE SAUCE:
  • IN a small mixing bowl, combine the ground pork, the soy sauce, pepper and one teaspoon cornstarch. Marinate the pork for 15 minutes at room temperature.
  • Meantime, rinse the black beans and let it sit in the water for a few minutes to soften. Drain and use a knife to finely chop the beans.
  • Mince the garlic clove. Mash the minced garlic with the black beans.
  • Wash the green onion and slice them diagonally into one inch pieces.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, sherry, sugar, and chicken broth. Reserve. In a separate cup, dissolve the one tablespoon cornstarch with the water into a slurry and reserve.
  • Then lightly beat the eggs with the salt.
  • Begin frying by heat the wok over medium high heat on your American stove.  Then add two tablespoons oil and swirl to coat the pan. When oil is ready, add one half of the mashed black beans/garlic mixture. Stir fry until fragrant. 
  • Add the ground pork and stir fry until light brown. Remove the pork to a plate and clean the wok.
  • Reheat the wok and add a tablespoon of oil. When the oil is hot, add the second half of the bean/garlic mixture. Stir fry until fragrant.  Then add the sauce and cornstarch slurry and keep stirring quickly to thicken. 
  • Then add back the ground pork and stir in the green onion.
  • Stir in the beaten eggs.  Enjoy this special stir fry recipe at home.
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1 comment:

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