Kung ming shrimp

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ pounds Shrimp, peeled, deveined
1 tablespoon Oil, sesame
2 eaches Egg white
¼ cup Cornstarch
1 pack Noodles, rice
¼ cup Oil, peanut
2 ounces Mushrooms, straw
\N \N Salt (to taste)
\N \N Pepper, white (to taste)
¼ cup Onions, green, minced
1 teaspoon Garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Ginger, minced
3 tablespoons Wine, rice OR
3 tablespoons Sherry
¼ cup Stock, chicken
1 teaspoon Sugar
\N \N Oil, for deep frying

Work the shrimp with sesame oil, unbeaten egg white and half of the cornstarch. Let stand for 30 minutes or longer.

Heat the deep-frying oil almost to smoking and add rice noodles.

When they puff, remove and drain.

Heat peanut oil in a wok and stir-fry the shrimp briefly.

Add mushrooms. Cook and toss, then season to taste with salt and white pepper.

Add beaten egg white, toss and remove shrimp and mushrooms.

Add green onions, ginger, garlic, wine, stock, sugar and remaining cornstarch. Toss and cook for 30 seconds.

Add shrimp and mushrooms and heat through.

Serve on noodles.

Source: Great Chefs of New Orleans, Tele-record Productions : Box 71112, New Orleans, Louisiana - 1983 : Chefs The Wong Brothers, Trey Yuen Restaurant, New Orleans

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