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Green Tea Infused Shrimp Stir Fry

Green Tea Infused Shrimp Stir Fry
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Infused with the aromatic Dragon Well green tea, this Shrimp Stir Fry is a famous dish in Hangzhou, China. Follow Chef John’s recipe and you’ll be delighted with this aromatic dish.

Recipe
PRE TIME: 1 hr 45 min
COOKING TIME: 15 min
TOTAL TIME: 2 hr
2 SERVING
Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp. Dragon Well Green Tea
  • 3 cup Hot Water, 80 °C/ 176 °F
  • 5 cup Ice Water
  • 1 lb. Tiger Prawns/Shrimps
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 count Egg White
  • 1 tsp. Corn Starch
  • 1 tsp. Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 0.5 tsp. Sugar
  • 3 tbsp. Cornstarch Slurry
Directions:
Step 1
Step 1
1
Pour 1.5 cup hot water into a teacup to warm up the cup. Then discard the water.
Step 2
Step 2
2
Add tea leaves and 1.5 the hot water into the teacup and let it steep for 5 minutes, then filter out the tea leaves.
Step 3
Step 3
3
In a mixing bowl, combine ice water and hot tea. Wait until all ice cube dissolved. Save 1 tablespoon tea for later use.
Step 4
Step 4
4
Add shrimps into the tea, refrigerate for 2 hours. Then drain.
Step 5
Step 5
5
In a mixing bowl, combine prawns, salt, egg white, corn starch, and cooking oil. Toss to mix, then refrigerate for 2 hours.
Step 6
Step 6
6
In a skillet over high heat, oil blanching shrimps at 120 °C / 250 °F. Drain.
Step 7
Step 7
7
Return skillet to stove, add 1 tablespoon tea, salt, sugar, cornstarch slurry, and the prawns.
Step 8
Step 8
8
Quickly Stir fry until the prawns are well coated with sauce.
Step 9
Step 9
9
Serve at once.
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