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Bean Sprouts And Shrimp Chinese Style

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  Candied ginger piece 1 , cut into fine strips
  Snow peas 1⁄2 Pound (225 Gram)
  Celery stalks 3 , cut into fine strips
  Dried chinese mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, soaked in water for 20 minutes, drained and chopped
  Bean sprouts 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Fresh ginger root 1 Inch, finely chopped
  Shelled shrimp 1⁄2 Pound (225 Gram)
  Pepper To Taste
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon, mixed
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon

Heat half the oil in a wok or large frying pan and fry the ginger, snow peas and celery for 3 minutes.
Add the mushrooms and bean sprouts and fry, stirring constantly, for about 3 minutes.
Stir in the salt.
Using a slotted spoon, lift out the vegetables and set aside.
Add more oil to the pan, if necessary, and fry the garlic and the ginger root until golden.
Add the shrimp and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Season with pepper.
Return the vegetables to the pan.
Mix the soy sauce with the cornstarch mixture and sherry, add it to the pan and continue to stir-fry over gentle heat for about 4 minutes.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 180 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 1 g2.2%

Saturated Fat 0.29 g1.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 86.2 mg28.7%

Sodium 841.7 mg35.1%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g8.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 13.9 g

Protein 18 g35.1%

Vitamin A 17.5% Vitamin C 85.9%

Calcium 8.5% Iron 21.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Bean Sprouts And Shrimp Chinese Style Recipe