Asian Home Recipe

Shrimps with Wine Recipe

Ingredients :

0.5 kg


1 tablespoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon


Freshwater shrimps

Egg white

Shaoxing wine or sherry

Monosodium glutamate



Spring onion (scallions) cut into 2.5 cm

Lard for deep-frying

Method :
  • Shell the shrimp.

  • Put them in cold water and stir with chopsticks for 3 minutes.

  • Change the water two or three times, then drain.

  • Mix them with the salt, monosodium glutamate, egg white and the cornflour.

  • Marinate for 3 hours.

  • Heat the lard and deep-fry the shrimps.

  • Separate them with chopsticks after 15 seconds or so.

  • Scoop them out and drain.

  • Pour off the excess lard, return the shrimp to the wok, add the wine, and stir a few times.

  • It is then ready to serve.


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