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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Shangyi Shrimp

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Shrimp; shelled & deveined
  • 1 ts Rice wine
  • 1 Egg white
  • 2 1/2 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 c Oil
  • 1 Sm hot red dried chile *
  • 3/4 c Diagonally sliced celery
  • 3 Wood ears (black fungus)
  • 1/2 ts Soy sauce
  • 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 1/2 ts Ground coriander
  • 1/2 c Chicken broth
  • 1 tb Grated orange peel


*Note: Dried chile should be seeded and sliced. **Wood ears should be
softened in hot water and cut into strips. Butterfly shrimp and press as
much liquid from shrimp as possible, using palms of hands to prevent
breaking. Place shrimp in bowl. Mix wine with egg white and add to shrimp.
Mix to coat well. Sprinkle with 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch and toss to
coat. Heat oil in wok or skillet to 350F and add shrimp. Cook until shrimp
turns pink in color. Drain shrimp on paper towels. Remove all but 1
teaspoon oil from wok and heat. Add chile and stir-fry until dark, but not
scorched. Add celery and wood ears and stir-fry until well-mixed and
glistening. Combine soy sauce, sugar, coriander and chicken broth and add
to wok. Cook until simmering. Mix remaining 1 teaspoon cornstarch with a
few drops water to make paste and stir into liquid in pan. Add shrimp and
orange peel and stir to heat through and coat well with sauce. Makes 6 to 8

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