Butter Shrimp

Ingredients

pound large raw shrimp
2 teaspoons cornstarch
teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons unsweetened desiccated coconut
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 fresh red jalapeno chillyseeded, minced
1 fresh green jalapeno chilly seeded, minced
2 green onions minced
1 tablespoon rice wine or dry sherry
1 tablespoon soy sauce
(or 1/4 tspn salt)
teaspoon sugar

Preparation

1
Shell and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact, then butterfly them. Place in mixing bowl with cornstarch and salt; stir to coat. Let stand for 10 minutes.
2
Toast coconut in a wok over low heat, stirring frequently, until golden-brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove coconut from wok.
3
Place wok over high heat until hot. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons oil, swirling to coat sides. Add shrimp; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Remove shrimp from the wok and keep it aside.
4
Reduce heat to medium flame. Add remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil and butte wok, swirling to coat sides. Add garlic and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add chillies and green onions; stir-fry for 2 minutes.
5
Add back the shrimp to wok and add wine, soy sauce, sugar, and toasted coconut. Cook until heated through.
6
This recipe yields 4 servings.

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