” Imperial Chow Mein “

A  Dish I created a few years ago for a chinese restaurant in Bogota, Columbia

Image by : Hans Susser

Ingredients :

Shrimp,                                                shelled and deveined, tail on, dusted in cornsatarch
Scallops,                                              dusted in cornsatarch
Squid,                                                    sliced, dusted in cornsatarch
Egg noodles,                                       cooked and drained
Cooked ham                                        diced
Lap Cheong (chorizo)                       sliced
Bell pepper, red                                   diced
Bell pepper, green                              diced
Bell pepper, yellow                            diced
Green peas,                                          frozen
Onion                                                    diced
Scallions,                                              finely sliced
Ginger,                                                  shaved
Garlic,                                                    paste
Salt,                                                        to taste
Lime juice,                                            to taste
Cayenne,                                                to taste
Soy sauce,                                              to taste
Sesame oil,                                            to taste
Sherry wine,
Peanut oil,                                             to fry

Method :

Saute shrimp, scallops and squid in very hot pan until halfway cooked.
Remove and set aside.
Saute all vegetables except scallions, deglaze with sherry.
Add noodles, seafood, ham and seasoning,
saute until well combined, adjust seasoning if necessary .
To serve, sprinkle with scallions.

Bon Appetit !   Life is Good !


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