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Shrimp Boats (Ha Yeung Dow Fu)

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Category: Chinese

 Ingredients List

  • **** NO E *****
  • -Karen Adler FNGP13B.
  • -Yield: 24 boats
  • 1/4 lb Shrimp
  • 6 sm Water chestnuts
  • 1 tb Pork fat
  • 1/2 sm Egg; beaten
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Sherry
  • 1 Green onion stalk; mince
  • -fine
  • 1 pk Bean curd (tofu)


1 1/2 ts Cornstarch
1 ts Sherry
2 ts Light soy sauce
1/2 c Chicken broth
1/2 ts Sesame oil

PREPARATION: Shell, devein and clean shrimp. Finely mince. Mince
fresh pork fat with water chestnuts until fine. Add shrimp and mince
together for 1 minute. Add remainder of ingredients except tofu. Mix sauce.
Drain all liquid from tofu and let stand covered in bowl at least 4 hours
or over night. Cut tofu into 24 1 inch x 1/2 inch x 1/2 inch cubes. Spread
about 1 tsp. mixture on each tofu. Arrange attractively on a 10 inch
heat proof platter. COOKING: Put plate on steamer rack. Cover. Bring
water to a boil and turn down to simmer. Steam for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, bring sauce mixture to a boil, stirring constantly until
sauce thickens. Keep warm. When shrimp is done, spoon sauce over s hrimp
boat, garnish with additional chopped green onions and serve.
COMMENTS: The appearance of this dish is quite elegant and
dramatic. This is equally good as a dinner side dish.Source: "Dim Sum" by
Rhoda Fong Yee. Formatted f or MM by Karen Adler FNGP13B.

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