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Chinese Recipe - Stir Fried Shrimps with Cashews

Serves 4 to 6


  • 1 lb. small shrimps, shelled
  • 1 tbsp. rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 c. vegetable oil
  • 1/4 c. cashew nuts, unsalted
  • 1 2-inch fresh ginger root, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 scallions, finely chopped
  • 3 oz. canned bamboo shoots, drained and finely chopped


  1. Put the shrimps in a bowl. Combine half the wine, egg white, 1 tbsp. cornstarch, seasoning and ground ginger until the mixture forms a smooth batter over the shrimps and toss gently to coat them thoroughly. Set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in wok. Add cashews and fry, turning occasionally for 5 minutes until they are deep golden.
  3. Push them to the side of wok and add shrimps. Stir fry for 3 minutes or until they are crisp.
  4. Stir in the remaining ingredients except the remaining wine and cornstarch.
  5. Stir the cashews back into the shrimp mixture. Cook until the sauce thickens.

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