Lake Tung Ting Shrimp Recipe

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Lake Tung Ting Shrimp
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  1. Peel and devein the shrimp, reserving the shells for later use.
  2. Mix sherry, soy sauce, cornstarch, egg white (?) and 1/4 cup water.
  3. Marinate shrimp in above mixture for about 1/2 hour.
  4. Meahwhile, put shrimp shells in a small saucepan, add water to just cover, simmer uncovered for about 1/2 hour allowing the water to reduce.
  5. Heat 1 tsp of the peanut oil in a wok or large frying pan, stir-fry the vegetables until just crisp, and remove from pan.
  6. Add remaining peanut oil, garlic and ginger to pan and cook just until fragrant.
  7. Add shrimp mixture and stir-fry for a few seconds, then add white wine and shrimp shell broth and cook for a couple of minutes until liquid reduces.
  8. Return the vegetables to the pan. Thicken the sauce if necessary, using a mixture of another tsp of cornstarch and 2 Tbsp of water - you may not need to add all of this cornstarch/water mixture, add some, cook gently, and adjust according to taste.
  9. When sauce is glossy and of desired thickness, turn out onto a warm plate and garnish with scallions and sesame oil.
  10. Serve over rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 428.27 Kcal (1793 kJ)
Calories from fat 214.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.82g 37%
Cholesterol 65.76mg 22%
Sodium 1582.86mg 66%
Potassium 277.32mg 6%
Total Carbs 38.95g 13%
Sugars 2.03g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3.18g 13%
Protein 12.14g 24%
Vitamin C 22.9mg 38%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 5%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 60.5mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 176.16 Kcal (738 kJ)
Calories from fat 88.17 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.8g 37%
Cholesterol 27.05mg 22%
Sodium 651.07mg 66%
Potassium 114.07mg 6%
Total Carbs 16.02g 13%
Sugars 0.84g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.31g 13%
Protein 4.99g 24%
Vitamin C 9.4mg 38%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.6mg 9%
Calcium 24.9mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.9
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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