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Prawns with Fragrant Tea

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For marinade
  Egg white 1 , lightly beaten
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Dry sherry/Shaoxing wine 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1 Pinch
  Raw shrimp 3⁄4 Pound, peeled, leaving tail intact and deveined
  Chicken broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dry sherry/Shaoxing wine 1 Tablespoon
  Ground chinese oolong tea 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Use High Quality Tea)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mint leaves 4 (For Garnish)

Combine marinade ingredients in a bowl.
Add shrimp and stir to coat.
Set aside for 30 minutes.
Cooking Place steaming rack in a wok.
Pour water to just below level of rack and bring to a boil.
Place shrimp in a heatproof dish and set dish on rack.
Cover and steam for 7 minutes or until shrimp feel firm and turn pink.
While shrimp are steaming, combine broth, wine, tea, sugar, and pepper in a small saucepan and bring to a boil; reduce heat and keep warm.
To serve, pour sauce in center of a round platter.
Arrange shrimp on sauce.
Garnish with mint leaves.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 440 Calories from Fat 54

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 517.1 mg172.4%

Sodium 1353 mg56.4%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.33 g1.3%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 73 g145.3%

Vitamin A 12.9% Vitamin C 12%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 46.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Prawns With Fragrant Tea Recipe