Cantonese Shrimp
Chow Mein
Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb of Shrimp
  • 1/2 lb Cantonese noodles
  • 1 Pinch of salt
  • 2 Pinch of white pepper
  • 2 Teaspoon sesame seed oil
  • 1/2 egg
  • 2.5 Tablespoon corn starch
  • 5 Tablespoon of oil
  • 2 Cup of bean sprouts
  • 1/2 Cup sliced white onions
  • 3/4 Cup sliced Green onions
  • 1/2 Cup sliced peapods
  • 1/4 Cup Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 Teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 Teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon of soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon sherry cooking wine
  • 1 Cups of water + 2 Tablespoon of water
  • 1 Tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon of sugar

Directions:

Step 1 -Marinating the Shrimp

  • In a bowl, add the shrimp, salt, 1 pinch white pepper, sesameseed oil, 1/2 egg white, 1.5 Tablespoon corn starch,1 Tablespoon of oil and mix together.

Step 2 - Boiling the the noodles

  • In a 6 qt pot add your noodles to boiling water until the noodles are submerged and boil on high heat for 10 Seconds.

Step 3 - Pan Fry the Noodles

  • Pan fry the noodles in a wok on medium heat until they are nice and golden brown.
  • Place the noodles on a plate.

Step 4 - Stir Fry

  • In a wok add 2 Tablespoons of oil, shrimp and cook on high heat until the shrimp is cooked.
  • Set the cooked shrimp aside
  • In a wok add 2 Tablespoon of oil, white onions, minced garlic, minced ginger, shiitake mushrooms and stir fry for 10 seconds
  • To make the sauce add bean sprouts, soy sauce, 1 cups of water, sherry cooking wine, oyster sauce, sugar, 1 Teaspoon sesame seed oil, and 1 pinch of white pepper and stir fry for couple seconds.
  • Next add the green onions and peapods to wok
  • To thicken the sauce, whisk together 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch and 2 Tablespoon of water in a bowl and slowly add to your stir-fry until it's the right thickness.
  • Lastly add the shrimp to wok and stir-fry for 30 seconds.