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Stir Fried Shrimp with
Cashew Nuts (Cantonese)




Sauce No. 1

Sauce No. 2


  1. Rinse and devein shrimp; drain and mix with Sauce No. 1; let sit for 20 minutes.
  2. Boil 3 cups water; add cashews and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook 8 minutes over medium heat and remove; drain cashews.
  3. Heat oil until medium hot; deep-fry cashews about 8 minutes over low heat; remove and drain on paper towel.
  4. Reheat oil until medium hot. Deep fry shrimp for 30 seconds. Remove and drain.
  5. Remove all but 1 tablespoon oil from pan. Reheat and stir fry scallion and ginger until fragrant; add shrimp, bamboo shoots and Sauce No. 2. Toss ingredients lightly to mix together. Add cashews and stir. Remove to serving plate.

Green peas may be substituted for cashews.


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