A new spin on Asian Noodles!

January 30, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Celebrate the upcoming Asian Lunar New Year in style with a festive meal that will please everyone in your family.

Chef Kim Chung from Ginger Cafe in Sunnyvale has a delicious recipe.

This recipe was updated on Friday, February 01, 2008 to include all of the ingredients.

Shanghai Shrimp Noodles

Seasoning Sauce:

    1 oz soy sauce
    ½ tsp sugar
    1 oz oyster sauce


    ½ lb fresh Shanghai noodles
    2 oz bean sprout
    1 stalk green onion
    1 red onion
    1 carrot
    3 shiitake mushroom
    1 oz garlic
    1 tsp cornstarch
    1 egg
    ½ lb prawn (13-15 per lb)
    3 oz vegetable oil
    3 oz water


    Add noodle to boiling water and cook for 7 minutes
    Cut green onion into 2 inch long strips
    julienne cut carrot
    Mince the garlic
    Cut shiitake mushroom into strips
    Break the egg and keep the egg white
    Clean and devein the prawns
    Marinade prawns with cornstarch and egg white


    Heat a pan over high heat, add vegetable oil, add garlic and cook until lightly brown, add prawns and stir-fry until lightly cooked. Add noodles, water, soy sauce, oyster sauce and sugar and cook until the liquid is reduced. Add in the bean sprouts, onions, shiitake mushroom and carrot, mix well and stir-fry until vegetables are lightly done. Transfer to serving plates and enjoy.

Ginger Cafe has two locations in the Bay Area:

398 West El Camino Real #114
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
(408) 736-2828

8657 San Ysidro Avenue
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 847-2625

Website: www.gingercafe.net