Chinese Style Shrimp

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Shell and devein shrimps.
  • Rinse thoroughly with cold water.
  • Drain and pat dry.
  • Soak the dried Chinese black mushrooms in hot water for 20 minutes.
  • Drain and pat dry.
  • Remove and discard stems.
  • Cut caps into triangular pieces.
  • Set aside.
  • Cut straw mushrooms in half and white mushrooms into 4 slices.
  • Set aside.
  • Cut green onion in 2, separating the white bulb from the green stems.
  • Cut green stems into 1 inch pieces and set aside for garnish.
  • Cut two 1/8 inch slices of ginger root and set aside with white bulb of green onion.
  • In a deep saucepan, heat the oil until it browns a cube of bread in 1 minute.
  • Do not let it smoke.
  • Add shrimps and fry them until pink and curled.
  • Drain and set aside.
  • Deep fry the 3 kinds of mushrooms, 1 kind at a time for 15 - 20 seconds each.
  • Drain and set aside with shrimps.
  • In a wok, over medium high heat, heat 2 tablespoons of the vegetable oil.
  • Add slices of ginger root and white bulb of green onion.
  • Discard any ginger root or onion that turns brown.
  • Add chicken stock, cooking wine, salt, sugar, soya sauce and oyster sauce.
  • Mix thoroughly and bring sauce to a boil.
  • Add shrimps and the 3 kinds of mushrooms and stir until shrimps and mushrooms are well-coated with the sauce.
  • Mix corn starch with water.
  • Add to the shrimp mixture and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add sesame oil and white pepper to taste.
  • Spoon onto warm serving platter and sprinkle with green onions.
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