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Ginger Shrimp with Gai Lan
Courtesy of CanolaInfo
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 35 Min.
Cook Time: 10 Min.
What you need:
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+ 5 large dry shiitake mushrooms, soaked in water and sliced
+ 2 Tbsp. canola oil
+ 1/2 lb. large uncooked shrimp
+ 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
+ 1 clove garlic, minced
+ 5 large stalks gai lan (chinese broccoli), cut into medium size pieces
+ 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger
+ 1/8 tsp. five spice powder
+ salt to taste
+ 1 Tbsp. sweet chili sauce
+ 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
+ 1 c. chicken broth
+ 1/4 c. cashew nuts, coarsely chopped
What to do:
1. Soak mushrooms in water for about 30 min.
2. Pour canola oil into a large wok and heat over medium high heat. Quickly stir fry shrimp until just cooked. Remove from wok. Add a bit more canola oil if necessary. Add onion, garlic, gai lan stalks (leave out leafy parts until the end of cooking time), ginger, five spice powder, salt and sweet chili sauce. Stir fry for 3-4 min. to cook vegetables. Dissolve corn starch in broth and add to vegetables. Heat mixture for 1 min.
3. Add shrimp and gai lan leaves to the mixture and heat through. Garnish with cashew nuts and serve immediately.
Nutritional information:
Calories: 90;   Total Fat: 4g;   Saturated Fat: 0g;   Cholesterol: 0mg;   Total Carbs: 13g;   Fiber: 0g;   Protein: 1g;   Sodium: 60mg;