Chinese Braised Shrimp E-Fu Noodles (伊麵 - Yee Mein)

December  6, 2014
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  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

Inspired by Taste Hong Kong —Oishii Moments

What You'll Need
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 bunches yellow chives, cut to 1-2 inch lengths
  • 1 teaspoon rice or Shaoxing wine
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon sea salt (to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 dash ground white pepper
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 10 shrimp, deveined
  • 1 packet 4 oz. dry E-Fu noodle or Yee Mein, blanched (softened but slightly undercooked)
  1. Heat the wok or large pan over high heat and add avocado oil. Add ginger and garlic and stir-fry (~10 seconds). Add yellow chives and drizzle rice wine on the side of wok. Stir-fry until fragrant.
  2. SAUCE: Mix together oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar, sea salt, sesame oil, white pepper and chicken stock.
  3. Add sauce to the pan and bring to a simmer. Then, add shrimp and sauté until cooked. Add blanched e-fu noodles and braise noodles for about 5 minutes until the sauce becomes thick. You will need to keep stirring and flipping to avoid noodles sticking to the pan. Serve immediately on a plate! Enjoy!

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