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Lung Fung Shrimps

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 Ingredients List

  • 12 Jumbo Shrimps (an oxymoron)
  • 4 Dried Chinese Mushrooms
  • 6 Straw Mushrooms
  • 4 Large White Mushrooms
  • 1 Green Onion
  • 2 Ginger Root Slices
  • 4 c Vegetable Oil
  • 1 c Chicken Stock
  • 1 ts Chinese Cooking Wine
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 1 ts Soya Sauce
  • 2 tb Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tb Corn Starch
  • 2 tb Water
  • 3 dr Sesame Oil
  • White Pepper


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. Lung Fung is a restaurant in Montreal's Chinatown owned by Walter
Yuen. The recipe was developed by Susan Yuen, the kitchen director. From
The Gazette, 91/02/13.

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