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Rachael’s Chinese-Style Shrimp Scampi

This recipe originally appeared on the Rachael Ray Show. For more recipes and videos from the show visit


  • 3 tablespoons safflower or other high temperature cooking oil
  • 20-24 large shrimp, deveined and tails on
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, grated
  • 5-6 large cloves of garlic, chopped
  • ½ cup Chinese sherry or dry sherry
  • ½ cup shrimp stock (recipe below) or seafood stock
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons chives, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds


Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large pan over medium-high to high heat. Add shrimp and sear 2 minutes, then turn, season with salt and pepper, and cook a minute more, and remove from pan. Add another turn of oil and the ginger and garlic, stir a minute, then add sherry, reduce by half, add stock and let it bubble. Reduce for a minute, then add soy sauce and Sriracha and swirl, then add shrimp back to pan and turn to coat. Cook shrimp through 2 minutes more and douse with juice of 1 lime, drizzle with sesame oil and toss. Transfer to platter and top with cilantro, chives and sesame seeds to serve.

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