*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        LO MEIN NOODLES WITH SHRIMP
 
 Recipe By     : Step-by-Step Cooking/Ranna Abu-Nasrah, Jubail, KSA
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Course--Fish & Seafood      Ethnic--Asian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   12      ounces        Chinese -style thin egg noodles
    2      teaspoons     sesame oil
                         Chinese chives*
    1 1/2  tablespoons   oyster sauce
    1 1/2  tablespoons   soy sauce
      1/2  teaspoon      sugar
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      ground white or black pepper
    2      tablespoons   vegetable oil
    1      teaspoon      minced fresh ginger
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    8      ounces        medium shrimp -- shelled & deveined
    1      tablespoon    dry sherry
    8      ounces        bean sprouts
 
 1.  Add noodles to boiling water; cook according to package directions until
 tender but still firm, 2-3 minutes.
 
 2.  Drain noodles; rinse under cold running water.  Drain again.
 
 3.  Combine noodles and sesame oil in large bowl; toss lightly to coat.
 
 4.  Cut enough chives into 1 pieces to measure 1/2 cup; set aside.
 
 5.  Combine oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar, salt and pepper in small bowl.
 
 6.  Heat vegetable oil in wok or large skillet over high heat.  Add ginger
 and garlic; stir-fry 10 seconds.  Add shrimp; stir-fry until shrimp begin to
 turn pink, about 1 minute.  Add chives and sherry; stir-fry until chives
 begin to wilt, about 15 seconds.  Add 1/2 of the bean sprouts; stir-fry 15
 seconds.  Add remaining bean sprouts; stir-fry 15 seconds.  
 
 7.  Add oyster sauce mixture and noodles.  Cook and stir until thoroughly
 heated, about 2 minutes.
 
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 NOTES : *Or, substitute 1/4 cup domestic chives cut into 1 pieces and 2
 green onions with tops, cut into 1 pieces, for the Chinese chives.