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Butterfly Shrimp with Snowpeas

 

24

Yield

4

servings

Prep

2

hrs

Cook

5

min

Ready

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

¼ pound shrimp
medium-sized, fresh or frozen
pound snow pea pods
fresh
8 large water chestnuts
fresh or canned
*
½ cup enoki mushrooms
unpeeled
*
2 teaspoons ginger
fresh, slivered
1 clove garlic
minced
2 each scallions, spring or green onions
3 tablespoons peanut oil
½ cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons soy sauce, tamari
thin
1 teaspoon sherry
dry
½ teaspoon salt
1 pinch sugar
*
1 x cornstarch
mix with water to form a paste
*

Directions

Preparation: Soak snowpeas in cold water for 2 hours to make crisp.

Soak shrimp in salted cold water for 1 hour.

Drain straw mushrooms.

Break off ends of snowpeas.

Peel and rinse water chestnuts. Shell shrimp, keeping tail intact. Deeply slit shrimp around upper curve (don't cut through), deveining, and spreading shrimp almost flat. Cut freen onion on the bias in 2" lengths. Slice water chestnuts thinly crosswise. In small bowl, mix stock, soy sauce, sherry, salt and sugar. Stir-frying: Swirl peanut oil into very hot wok. When oil begins to smoke, add shrimp and stir-fry until they curl (about 20 seconds). Remove shrimp to serving platter. Stir-fry mushrooms for 30 seconds; add garlic and ginger; stir-fry another 30 seconds. Add snowpeas and water chestnuts; stir-fry briskly for 1 minute. Add stock mixture; bring to boil; keep tossing until snowpeas are bright green. Push ingredients out of liquid, dribble in cornstarch paste to thicken slightly. Return ingredients, including shrimp. Stir briefly. Serve immediately. HINT: snowpeas should be slightly undercooked when served.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 119g (4.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 39926% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 652mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 75%
Calcium 5% Iron 18%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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