Kung Pao Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb of Shrimp
  • 1/2 Cup of Sliced white Onions
  • 1 Teaspoon Minced Ginger
  • 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 Cup Celery
  • 3/4 Cup Sliced Green Peppers
  • 3/4 Cup sliced Red Pepper
  • 3/4 Cup of sliced Mushrooms
  • 1 pinch of Salt
  • 2 Pinch of White Pepper
  • 1/2 Egg White
  • 2.5 Tablespoon corn starch
  • 5 Tablespoon of oil
  • 2 Spoons of Soy Sauce
  • 1.5 Cups of water + 2 Tablespoon water
  • 1 Tablespoon sherry cooking wine
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon sesame seed oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Hoisin Sauce
  • 1/2 Teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/3 Cup of Peanuts

Directions:

Step 1 -Marinating The Shrimp

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

Step 2 - Cooking The Shrimp

  • Add 2 Tablespoons of oil to the wok and then add the shrimp and cook until the shrimp are golden brown
  • Set the Shrimp aside

Step 3 - Stir-Fry

  • Add 2 Tablespoon of oil, sliced onions, minced ginger, minced garlic and stir fry for 10 seconds.
  • Add the rest of the vegetables to the wok and then add 1 spoon of soy sauce.
  • To make the sauce, add 1.5 Cups of water, sherry cooking wine, vinegar, oyster sauce, sugar, sesame seed oil, hoisin sauce, and hot pepper sauce.
  • 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 untill it's the right thickness.
  • Then add the shrimp, peanuts and 1 spoon of soy sauce to the wok and stir-fry all of the ingredients until they are all mixed together well.