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.