Scrambled Eggs with Shrimp and Sherry

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
1 cup peeled, cooked shrimp
6 eggs
1 tablespoon sherry or water
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 scallion, green and white parts, thinly sliced

Heat the oil in a skillet over moderate heat. Add the garlic and ginger and saute 1 minute. Add the shrimp and sauté 1 minute.

Beat the eggs, sherry, and soy sauce together and add to the skillet. Cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, until eggs are done to the degree you prefer. Sprinkle with sliced scallion. Serve immediately.

Serves 4 to 6.

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