Chinese Jady Shrimp Recipe

Jady Shrimp 


50g Fresh Green Peas

150g Shelled Shrimps

200g Young Pea Leaves (“Dou Miao”)

1 Egg White

A Dash of Salt

1 tsp Cornstarch

A Dash of Pepper

2 tsps Baking Soda

1 tbsp Minced Ginger

1 tbsp Minced Green Onion

Additional fried young pea leaves for garnish


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1 tbsp Cornstarch

A Dash of Salt

A Dash of Pepper


Add the baking soda to the shrimps and mix well, let marinate for awhile and rinse THOROUGHLY. Then use a towel to dry the shrimps.

Add the salt, pepper, egg white, cornstarch to the shrimps. Parboil the shrimps with oil until 70% done, then remove and put aside. Add 1 Tablespoon oil to the hot wok.

Add minced ginger and minced garlic and stir fry until fragrant. Then add the shrimps and green peas and continue stir-frying.

Add the ingredients for the sauce (mix well first) and cook until the sauce turns thick. Serve hot. If prefer, you may garnish with additional fried young pea leaves.

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