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Walnut Shrimp

Posted in : Seafood on by : Daphne


1 lb Medium Shrimp, Peeled And DeveinedCoating:1 Egg White1 ts Salt2 ts CornstarchOther Ingredients:1/2 c Peanut Oil, For Velveting2 ts Fresh Ginger, Finely Chopped2 tb Fresh Scallions Chopped Fine1/2 c Walnuts, Unsalted Cashews, Or Almonds, Roasted1/2 ts Salt1 tb Hoisin Sauce1 tb Rice Wine6 tb Chicken Stock1/2 ts Cornstarch Mixed With 1/2 Ts Water1 ts Sesame Oil


Combine shrimp with coating ingredients in a bowl; mix well and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
Heat wok or large skillet until hot and add peanut oil.
When oil is just warm, quickly add shrimp, stir to separate, and turn off heat.
Allow shrimp o sit in the warm oil for about 2 minutes; drain in a colander set inside a stainless steel bowl.
Wipe the wok clean, return 1 1/2 tb of the drained oil to the wok, and add the ginger and scallions, stir frying for 30 seconds.
Stir in the walnuts or cashews, salt, and continue to stir fry another 30 seconds.
Return the shrimp to the wok with the remaining ingredients and stir fry another 2 minutes.
Turn out onto a platter and serve at once.
Serve with fried rice