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Shrimp Chowed with Garlic


  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 cloves garlic, sliced thin
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry


  1. Heat a large cast iron frying pan over highest heat. Add oil, salt and garlic; toss for just a few seconds. Add shrimp and toss constantly until they all change to a bright orange color.
  2. Throw in the scallions and the sesame oil and toss for a few seconds.
  3. Add the sherry and cover the pan. Turn off the heat and serve immediately.

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