Shrimp in Oyster Sauce


1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tbs soy sauce
2 tbs dry sherry
2 tsp fresh ginger
5 sticks fresh ginger cut into matchstick pieces
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
3 scallions, thinly sliced on a bias
1/2 cup water chestnuts, cut into matchstick pieces
2 tbs oyster sauce
1 tbs fermented black beans, rinsed and drained
Peanut or vegetable oil
Black pepper to taste
  • Marinate the shrimp in 2 tbs soy sauce, 2 tbs sherry and a bit of grated ginger for about 15 minutes.
  • Heat a wok or frying pan and add 2 tbs of oil. When the pan is hot add the garlic and ginger sticks. 
  • Stir fry for about 1 minute, then add the drained marinated shrimp and stir fry until they turn pink.
  • Add the scallions and water chestnuts and stir fry for another 30 seconds, then add the oyster sauce and fermented black beans and toss to combine.
  • Serve with white rice.





15 min


2 min


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