Marinated Shrimp Chow Mein Recipe

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.

Summary

CuisineCourse
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Fresh shrimp1⁄2 Pound
 Rice wine/Dry sherry1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Egg white1
 Cornstarch1 Teaspoon
 Dried black mushrooms6
 Hot water3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Water3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Soy sauce2 Tablespoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Water3 Quart (12 Cups)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Vegetable oil1 Teaspoon
 Chinese egg noodles1 Pound
 Oil6 Cup (96 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Green onions3 , chopped in 1-inch pieces
 Fresh ginger root slices5
 Shredded bamboo shoots2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Shredded carrot1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Fresh spinach1⁄3 Pound, chopped

Directions

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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