This was tonight’s dinner. Very tasty!!!
Shrimp Chow Mein
2/3 teaspoon salt
1 egg white
16 ounces fresh medium-size shrimp, peeled, deveined
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon sherry
1 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
5 cups bean sprouts, rinsed, dried
2/3 cup water chestnut drained
2/3 cup sliced mushrooms
2/3 cup bamboo shoots, drained, rinsed, dried
1 cup chicken broth or water
Dash of white pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2/3 teaspoon mono sodium glutamate (optional)
2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 4 tablespoons water until smooth
In a shallow bowl, salt shrimp then dip in egg white, coating completely.
Heat the wok. Add vegetable oil and heat the oil until it sizzles when a drop of water is dropped into the pan. Add shrimp to wok and stir regularly for 1 to 2 minutes. Add sherry. Add all vegetables and stir fry about 2 minutes. Add broth and bring to a boil. Cook until shrimp are done and vegetables are tender. Do not overcook. Add seasonings then add cornstarch mixture to thicken. Cook 2 minutes. Serve with chow mein noodles.