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Dragon Well Shrimp (Stir-Fried Shrimp with <i>Longjing</i> Tea)
  Longjing Tea, also known as Dragon Well Tea, is a famous high quality Chinese green tea. Dragon Well Shrimp is authentically made with fresh river shrimp and newly harvested Longjing tea to appreciate its fragrance and color.

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 1 lb. large shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1 tsp. Shaoxing wine (Chinese rice wine)
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp. dark sesame oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

Thickening Solution:

  • 2 tsp. Longjing tea or green tea leaves
  • 1 cup hot water (175°F)
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch



Brew Longjing tea with hot water and strain leaves. Reserve 1/3 cup of the brewed tea and the strained leaves and let cool.


In a bowl, combine the shrimp, Shaoxing wine, egg white, sesame oil, salt and cornstarch. Marinate in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.



Turn the Gourmet Sizzler® Electric Griddle control knob to 400ºF, and add vegetable oil when the pilot lamp turns off. Sauté marinated shrimp for about one minute on each side.


Combine all the ingredients for the thickening solution in a small bowl, then add to the Gourmet Sizzler® Electric Griddle with the shrimp, mix well and cook for 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens and the shrimp are cooked through.



Mix in strained tea leaves to the griddle, then serve while hot.