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Shrimp and Dragon Well Tea

Fish and Seafood

Shrimp and Dragon Well Tea
1 pound fresh shrimp, shells left on, veins discarded
1 teaspoon coarse salt
1 egg white
3 Tablespoons potato starch
5 Teaspoons Dragon Well tea leaves
1 cup and 2 Tablespoons Vegetable oil, separated
3 Tablespoons Shao Xing wine
1 Tablespoon cornstarch mixed with the same amount of cold water
Red rice wine, optional, for dipping

1. Mix shrimp with salt and egg white, then add the potato starch and chill for two or three hours in the refrigerator.
2. Put tea leaves in a bowl with one-quarter cup boiling water and brew for two or three minutes, then strain out and reserve the tea leaves.
3. Heat a wok or pot, add the two tablespoons of oil, add the shrimp and stir until they separate, the add the rest of the oil, keep the temperature low and stir until they are separated more, then remove them, add the tea leaves, then the cornstarch mixture, and the brewed tea, stir ntil shrimp are coated, then serve them.

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