Stir Fried Shrimp with Bean Sprouts

Stir Fried Shrimp with Bean Sprouts Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6

2 tablespoons

250 g

250 g

12-18

2

2 tablespoons

1 clove

1/2 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

Dried wood fungus

Shrimps

Fresh bean sprouts

Snow peas

Celery stalks

Oil

Garlic, crushed

Finely grated fresh ginger

cornstarch

Sugar

Light soy Sauce

Chinese wine or dry sherry

Method :
  • Soak wood fungus in hot water for 10 minutes. It will swell and soften.

  • Trim off any gritty pieces from the wood fungus.

  • Shell and de-vein the shrimps.

  • Wash bean sprouts and drain. If the tails are long and straggly, pinch them off.

  • Remove stems and strings from snow peas.

  • Slice celery thinly in diagonal slices.

  • Heat oil in a wok.

  • Add garlic and ginger and stir for 10 seconds, then add the sliced celery and stir fry on high heat for 2 minutes.

  • Add bean sprouts and fry for 1 minute longer or until vegetables are tender but still crisp.

  • Remove from the pan.

  • Add very little more oil to wok and stir fry the shrimps until they turn pink.

  • Add snow peas and stir fry for 30-40 seconds.

  • Return other vegetables, heat through, then move food to side of pan, thicken liquid with the cornstarch mixed with the sugar, soy sauce and wine, and serve immediately.

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