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5 Spice Shrimp

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
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 lb 227g / 8ozMedium to large shrimp
2 teaspoons 10mlChinese 5-spice powder
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
1 tablespoon 15mlOlive oil
1   Garlic clove - thinly sliced
1/4 cup 59mlDry white wine

Recipe Instructions

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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