1 tsp cornstarch
1 egg white
¼ lb shelled shrimp
¾ lb fresh egg noodles
3 tbsps lard
2-3 scallions, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 tbsps soy sauce
1 tbsp dry sherry
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp sesame oil
Mix the cornstarch with the egg white in a bowl. Add the shrimp and toss to coat well.
Cook the noodles in boiling salted water for about 5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water.
Melt the lard in a pan. Add the scallions and shrimp and stir-fry for 1 minute.
Add the soy sauce, sherry and sugar and stir well. Add the noodles and mix well. Continue cooking for 2 to 3 minutes, then add the sesame seed oil just before serving.