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Shrimp Cantonese


  • 2 pounds raw shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • Salt
  • 1/2 pound fresh pork, chopped fine
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with a little cold water
  • 2 eggs


  1. Shell shrimp and split them down the back but not all the way through. Devein them. Wash well and drain.
  2. Put oil into a hot frying pan. Add garlic and salt, and brown. Remove garlic. Add chopped pork. Stir well over low heat until browned. Add soy sauce. Stir some more and add shrimp. Stir again and add hot water. Cover and boil for 3 minutes. Add cornstarch mixture slowly. Stir.
  3. Crack and drop eggs into pan. Stir slowly for 1/2 minute before serving.

Serves 4.

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