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Shrimp Chow Mein

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  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Sliced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Green pepper 1 , cut into thin strips
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Canned bean sprouts/1 pound fresh bean sprouts 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Sliced mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pimiento 2 Tablespoon
  Cooked cleaned shrimp 10 Ounce
  Canned sliced water chestnuts 8 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Instant chicken bouillon 2 Teaspoon

In 2-quart microproof casserole, place onion, celery, green pepper, and butter.
Cook, covered, on HI (max. power) 9 to 10 minutes, or until tender.
Add bean sprouts, mushrooms, pimiento, shrimp, and water chestnuts; set aside.
In 4-cup glass measure, dissolve cornstarch into soy sauce.
Add water and bouillon; mix well.
Cook on HI (max. power) 6 to 7 minutes, or until mixture boils and thickens, stirring twice during cooking.
Stir into shrimp mixture.
Cook, covered, on HI (max. power) 5 to 7 minutes, or until hot.
Stir once during cooking.
Serve with hot cooked rice or Chinese noodles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1096 Calories from Fat 255

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 16.7 g83.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 617.4 mg205.8%

Sodium 3473.6 mg144.7%

Total Carbohydrates 140 g46.6%

Dietary Fiber 27.8 g111.1%

Sugars 48 g

Protein 91 g182.6%

Vitamin A 83.2% Vitamin C 385.3%

Calcium 314.4% Iron 201.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrimp Chow Mein Recipe