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Shrimps Cashew and Broccoli Stir Fry

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Chinese

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Ingredients

  • 400 g shrimps, peeled and deveined
  • 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 3 tbsp Chinese cooking wine
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • peanut oil

Instructions

  1. Prepare a pot of boiling water with 1 tbsp salt then add broccoli florets for 1 minute. Remove and drain broccoli then place in a bowl of cold water. This stops the cooking process and makes the vegetables crisp and vibrant.
  2. Heat peanut oil in a wok then add shrimp, garlic, ginger and onions, stir fry until shrimps turn pink. Using a slotted spoon remove shrimps then set aside.
  3. Add broccoli and cashews then stir fry for 30 seconds in high heat, mix chicken stock, Chinese cooking wine and cornstarch in a separate container until free of lumps then pour into the wok. Bring to a rapid boil until sauce thickens.
  4. Add the shrimps back together with sesame oil and sugar, mix well then season with salt and freshly ground pepper.