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Genghis Cohen's Crackerjack Shrimp

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 6
Genghis Cohen’s Crackerjack Shrimp

Shrimp

1

Combine the wine, salt, egg white, 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and the vegetable oil. Add the shrimp; marinate 30 minutes.

2

Place the remaining cornstarch in a bowl. Add the shrimp; toss well. Place the shrimp in a colander and shake to remove any excess cornstarch.

3

Heat a wok over high heat then add the peanut oil. Heat to 375 degrees. Drop half the shrimp into the oil and cook until light golden, 2 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Cook the rest of the shrimp. Drain the oil from the wok.

Assembly

1

Combine the ketchup, chicken broth, sugar, chile sauce, garlic and ginger and add to the wok. Bring to a boil. Add the shrimp; toss to coat.

2

Divide the lettuce among 6 plates and top with the shrimp.

Shaoxing wine is available at Asian markets.

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