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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

 

1

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

2

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

 

3

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.

4

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.

 

5

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