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You Tiao with Ling Nuts
|You Tiao with Ling Nuts|
1/8 pound shrimp, peeled, their veins removed
1 Tablespoon chicken broth or water
16 ling nuts, boiled for half an hour, shells removed, alf of them mashed
1/8 teaspoon each, salt and sugar
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1 deep-fried cruller, (you tiao, cut into eight peces
1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, peeled and mashed
1 slice fresh ginger, slivered
2 pieces gai lan, each cut into two sections
1 carrot, peeled and cut into thin slices
1. Mix minced shrimp with the broth, salt, sugar, and cornstarch and set aside.
2. Cut crullers down the length, not all the way through, then stuff with the reserved shrimp mixture.
3. Heat a wok or large fry-pan, add vegetable oil, and stir-fry garlic and ginger one minute, add half the ling nuts, gai lan, and carrot pieces and stir-fry for one minute, then cover the wok, raise the heat, and sir-fry another minute. Now serve when hot.