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Marinated Shrimp Chow Mein

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Shrimp Chow Mein is an excellent dish for your weekend luncheons. This unique and well flavored noodle and shrimp preparation is incomparable. Try this wonderful Shrimp Chow Mein recipe.
  Fresh shrimp 1⁄2 Pound
  Rice wine/Dry sherry 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Dried black mushrooms 6
  Hot water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Quart (12 Cups)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Chinese egg noodles 1 Pound
  Oil 6 Cup (96 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Green onions 3 , chopped in 1-inch pieces
  Fresh ginger root slices 5
  Shredded bamboo shoots 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Shredded carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh spinach 1⁄3 Pound, chopped

Shell and devein shrimp.
Rinse and pat dry with a paper towel.
Combine marinade ingredients in a medium bowl.
Add shrimp; mix well.
Let stand 15 minutes.
Soak dried mushrooms in 3 cups hot water until soft, 15 to 30 minutes.
Drain and remove hard stems.
Shred softened mushrooms with a cleaver.
Combine ingredients for seasoning sauce in a small bowl.
Mix well and set aside.
Bring 3 quarts water to a rapid boil in a 5-quart pot.
Add salt, 1 teaspoon vegetable oil and noodles.
Cook until noodles are tender; drain.
Heat 6 cups oil in a wok over high heat to 350°F (175°C).
Reduce heat to medium.
Place half the cooked noodles in a large strainer with a long handle.
Submerge noodles and strainer in hot oil and deep-fry about 1 minute until noodles are golden brown.
Remove from oil, draining well over wok.
Place fried noodles on a large platter.
Repeat with remaining noodles.
Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Stir-fry green onions and ginger root about 1 minute until fragrant.
Add shredded mushrooms, bamboo shoots and carrot.
Stir-fry 1 minute.
Add seasoning sauce.
Bring to a boil.
Dissolve cornstarch in 2 tablespoons water to make a paste.
Add spinach, marinated shrimp and cornstarch paste to mixture in saucepan.
Stir until sauce thickens slightly.
Spoon over deep-fried noodles.

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Marinated Shrimp Chow Mein Recipe