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Prawn (Shrimp) Chop Suey

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The Prawn (Shrimp) Chop Suey recipe is both easy to prepare and tasty. The succulent prawn pieces in the well blended sauce of spices and flavors will not fail to impress you. Serve the Prawn (Shrimp) Chop Suey with rice for an elaborate supper that at home.
  Peeled shrimp 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dried mushrooms 4
  Bean sprouts 1 Pound
  Bamboo shoots 4 Ounce
  Water chestnuts 8
  Cornstarch 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Toasted almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Prepare the prawns (shrimp), cutting the large ones in half.
Soak the mushrooms in warm water for 20 minutes, rinse, squeeze dry and slice, discarding the stalks.
Rinse the bean sprouts under running cold water.
Cut the bamboo shoots and water chestnuts into match-stick strips.
Mix the cornflour (cornstarch), salt, soy sauce, garlic, sugar, sherry, vegetables and 4 tablespoons water in a small saucepan.
Bring to the boil and simmer slowly, stirring, for 2-3 minutes.
Stir in the prawns (shrimp), cover the pan and reheat gently.
Serve on a heated dish topped with the almonds.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 302 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.2%

Saturated Fat 0.97 g4.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 182.4 mg60.8%

Sodium 501.1 mg20.9%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.5%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20.2%

Sugars 7.4 g

Protein 33 g65.2%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 32.3%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 28.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Prawn (Shrimp) Chop Suey Recipe