Shrimp with Fried Garlic and Chiles

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  • Makes

    3 to 4

    servings as a main dish to
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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

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Sprinkle toasty fried garlic spiked with chiles over stir-fried shrimp in their shells. At the Rustic Dishes Café in Hong Kong, the shrimp were deep-fried, but I find Stir-frying a neater and equally delicious alternative for home cooks.


  • 1 pound shrimp (31 to 35 per pound), in their shells (see note)
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  1. With scissors or a small sharp knife, cut through the shell of the shrimp along the center of the back and make a slit about ½ inch deep into the flesh. Lift out and discard the dark back vein, if present. Rinse the shrimp and drain well. In a small bowl, mix the shrimp with the