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Crispy Fried Shrimp with Egg Kimchi

Crispy Fried Shrimp with Egg Kimchi

Simply stir-fry and it's done! The egg rounds out the flavor of the tender shrimp and spicy kimchi. Goes great with beer or rice.

Ingredients: 3 to 4 servings

Shrimp
About 200 g (medium sized, approximately 17 to 18 pieces)
Eggs
2
Kimchi
200 g
Salt and pepper
to taste
Sake
1 tablespoon
Katakuriko
about 1 tablespoon
Oyster sauce
1 teaspoon
Sesame oil
to taste
Mayonnaise
to taste
Shallots (optional)
to taste

Steps

1. Remove the shell and vein from the shrimp, and coat in a small amount of salt, pepper, and sake (not listed), and katakuriko. Beat the eggs, chop the kimchi into bite sized pieces, and finely chop the scallions.
2. Heat the sesame oil in a frying pan, add the egg, cook until soft-set, then remove from the pan.
3. Add more sesame oil and fry the shrimp.
4. Add kimchi, sake, oyster sauce to the shrimp and briefly stir-fry. When it's thoroughly heated, add the egg from Step 2, then salt and pepper to taste.
5. Garnish with scallions and drizzle with mayonnaise and serve.
6. Try it with broccoli. Another delicious dish!

Story Behind this Recipe

As a shrimp lover, I stir fried some with kimchi to go with beer, and it was a big hit. A standard dish for when I drink at home.