Chinese Okra Shrimp Stir Fry



Chinese Okra Shrimp Stir Fry


This is a typical Chinese stir fry involving Chinese okra and shrimp. It is easy to make and fast! If you have never cooked with Chinese okra, this recipe is a great place to start — and if you already love okra, then this a good recipe to add to your rotation.



1 Chinese Okra,  about 1 and half lbs  (Sinqua or Singkwa) (Both names used interchangeably)
8 oz medium shrimp
1/2 tbsp soy sauce
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger
ground black pepper and salt to taste



Step 1:    Peel the Chinese okra, cut and leave some green part for nice coloring.   If the Chinese okra is tough, peel off all the skin.


Step 2:    Heat another 1 tbsp oil,  add ginger and garlic,  stir fry for 30 seconds.  Add the shrimps and pinch of salt.  Cook 1 minute on each side.  Add Chinese okra and stir fry for 1 minute.   Add soy sauce.   Add  ground black pepper and salt to taste.   Let cook for 4 minutes till Chinese okra is tender.



Serve immediately.