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Stir-fried Shrimp with Dragon Well Tea Leaves

Fish and Seafood

Stir-fried Shrimp with Dragon Well Tea Leaves
Ingredients:
1 pound medium shrimp without shells, deveined
1 egg white
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon Dragon Well tea leaves
1/3 cup peanut oil
1 Tablespoon dry sherry
1 scallion, minced
6 fresh waterchestnuts, peeled and sliced
Preparation:
1. Dry shrimp with paper towels then mix with egg white, cornstarch and salt.
2. Pour half cup boiling water over the tea leaves, stir and as they start to open, drain reserving the liquid.
3. Heat oil in wok or pan and add the shrimp mixture, stir fry one minute and drain, returning shrimp to the pan.
4. Add tea leaves and tea water and fry one minute then add sherry and mix well, then add scallions and waterchestnuts, mix thoroughly, then serve.

                                                                                                                                                       
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