5 Spice Shrimp Recipe - Cooking Index
If you're an avid garlic lover, put in as much as you like! Chinese 5-spice powder is available in most markets ethnic food sections.Type: Fish, Shellfish
|1/2 lb||227g / 8oz||Medium to large shrimp|
|2 teaspoons||10ml||Chinese 5-spice powder|
|Salt - to taste|
|Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste|
|1 tablespoon||15ml||Olive oil|
|1||Garlic clove - thinly sliced|
|1/4 cup||59ml||Dry white wine|
Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving the tail and last section of shell on. Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels and lay them on a plate. Sprinkle with the 5-spice powder, salt and pepper and toss the shrimp to coat.
Heat the oil in a medium frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring, until the shrimp curl and turn pink, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another 30 seconds, stirring constanly.
Pour in the white wine and boil until the liquid is reduced by about half and the shrimp are opaque through, 1 minute longer. Transfer to warmed plates and serve.
Seafood Alternatives: oysters, scallops
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