Stir Fry Shrimp and Green Beans

6 to 8 oz peeled, deveined raw shrimp, cut in half lengthwise
1 tbs vegetable oil
1 cup diagonally sliced celery, cut 1/4 inch thick
1/2 medium onion, sliced
1 can (8 oz) French style green beans, drained
1/2 cup chicken broth*, divided
1 tsp cornstarch
1/4 tsp each sugar and salt
1 tbs soy sauce
1 cup hot cooked rice

Saute shrimp in oil for 1 minute. Add celery, onion, green beans, and 2 tablespoons broth. Cover and steam for 1-1/2 minutes. Remove cover and stir once. Blend cornstarch, sugar, salt, soy sauce, and remaining broth. Stir into shrimp mixture. Cook and stir about 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve at once over beds of fluffy rice.

Makes 2 servings.

*Or use chicken bouillon cube or powder dissolved in 1/2 cup water.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana