Shrimp and Pea Stir-Fry

image :  Shrimp and Pea Stir-Fry


  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 lb (500g) medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 oz (125g) sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup chopped garlic chives (if you cant find garlic chives just use regular chives, garlic chives can be found in Asian grocery stores)


Combine the sherry, sugar and shrimp in a medium bowl; set aside. Combine the cornstarch, broth, sauce and sesame oil in a small bowl or a cup measure and set aside.

Heat a wok over medium-high heat. Add peanut oil, ginger and garlic. Stir-fry for 1 minute or until fragrant.

Add shrimp mixture and peas and stir-fry until shrimp are starting to turn pink. Add the broth mixture and stir-fry until the shrimp are just cooked.

Add the garlic chives and stir-fry until combined. Serve immediately.

Serves 4.