Shrimp With Black Bean Sauce

Total Time
10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
0 mins

This dish is a staple of Cantonese cuisine. Adapted from "The Chinese Way: Healthy Low-Fat Cooking from China's Regions."

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine sauce ingredients and set aside.
  2. Heat wok over high heat for 30 seconds.
  3. Add garlic oil and coat the wok.
  4. When a wisp of white smoke appears, add garlic and black beans.
  5. Stir for 30 seconds and add shrimp. Mix together, then spread shrimp in a thin layer. Cook for 30 seconds.
  6. Add wine by drizzling around the edges of the wok; mix well.
  7. When the shrimp begin to curl and turn pink, make a well in the center of the mixture.
  8. Stir sauce and pour in the well.
  9. Mix to combine all ingredients, about 1 1/2 minutes, until sauce begins to thicken and bubble.
  10. Turn off heat, remove to a heated dish, sprinkle with minced coriander and serve.
Most Helpful

4 5

This was very good and easy to make. I used black bean paste and substituted chicken broth for personal preference. Made for the Top Favorites of 2009 Cookbooks Tag Game.

5 5

This takes minutes and tastes as good, if not better than any Chinese Restraunt I've been too. You'll be surprised how easy this is to make. I used preserved black beans with ginger that come in a carboard cylinder carton. I also used water in place of the fish stock since I didn't have any on hand. I served it with Perfect Steamed Rice Every Time and some steamed asparagus. A very special dinner perfect for a weeknight. Thank you PAC Baby!