Ginger Shrimp with Gai Lan

Ginger Shrimp with Gai Lan

Gai Lan is Chinese broccoli; combine it with shrimp and ginger for an Asian seafood dish. Making Chinese food has never been easier! Use a gluten-free soya sauce to make it Celiac friendly.

Makes
4
  • Ingredients
    • 5 large flower mushrooms soaked and sliced (5)
    • 2 Tbsp canola oil (30 mL)
    • 1/2 lb large uncooked shrimp (250 g)
    • 1 medium onion cut into wedges (1)
    • 1 garlic clove minced (1)
    • 5 large stalks gai lan cut into medium-size pieces (5)
    • 1 Tbsp slivered fresh ginger (15 mL)
    • 1/8 tsp five spice powder (0.5 mL)
    • 1 Tbsp sweet chili sauce (15 mL)
    • 1 cup sodium-reduced chicken broth (250 mL)
    • 1 Tbsp corn starch (15 mL)
    • 1/4 cup cashew nuts coarsely chopped (60 mL)
  • Directions
    1. Soak mushrooms for about 30 minutes. Dissolve cornstarch in 1 Tbsp water and set aside.
    2. Pour canola oil into a large wok and heat over medium-high heat. Quickly stir-fry shrimp until just cooked. Remove from wok. Add a bit more canola oil to wok if necessary. Add onion, garlic, gai lan stalks (leave out leafy parts until the end of cooking time), ginger, five spice powder, dash of salt and sweet chili sauce. Stir-fry for 3 – 4 minutes to cook vegetables.
    3. Add broth and cornstarch mixture. Heat for 1 minute. Add shrimp and gai lan leaves to the mixture and heat through.

Nutritional Analysis

Servings
4
Calories
260
Total Fat
12.2 g
Saturated Fat
1.5 g
Cholesterol
19 mg
Sodium
491 mg
Carbohydrates
19 g
Fiber
4.3 g
Sugars
5.1 g
Protein
11.5 g
Potassium
582 mg