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Classic Dry-Fried Pepper and Salt Shrimp

Shrimp dishes are traditionally served during Chinese New Year celebrations to symbolize joy and happiness. This classic dry stir-fry from Grace Young's "Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge" cookbook omits any stock or sauce to create a more concentrated shrimp flavor, with accents of garlic, ginger, chiles, and Szechuan peppercorns.

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 6092
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  • BBMapper
    4 FEB, 2011
    OOPs my bad..... just re-read it! Cant wait to try it either ~ tomorrow~ I too like the soaking the shrimp hint!!!
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  • BBMapper
    4 FEB, 2011
    Looks like she forgot the SALT in the dry spices you add at the end???
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  • hardwrkinartist
    3 FEB, 2011
    This was a great segment! My daughter in law is Chinese and I am always looking for authentic dishes to make for her. Since her mother is a fantastic cook, I always feel a bit intimidated about trying something new with her. Now I won't! Thanks for an informative and enlightening program. I am anxious to try this!
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  • Elizabeth002
    3 FEB, 2011
    Thank you Martha for having Grace Young on your show, I enjoyed watching your whole show, and thank you Grace Young for sharing with us that rinsing the shrimp first in cold salt water makes them shrimp crunchy. Great to know!!! I will have to try this recipe, it looks delicious.
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