Wok-Tossed Langoustines with Sea Beans and Oyster Sauce

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 30 min
  • Yield: 20 servings
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8 medium langoustines

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 shallots, diced

One 1 1/2-inch piece fresh ginger, cut into 1/8-inch julienne strips

1 clove garlic, diced

2 tablespoons oyster sauce

2 tablespoons Chinese cooking wine

1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce

1 cup fresh sea beans

2 long red chile peppers, sliced


Special equipment:
a wok
  1. Peel the langoustines, leaving the heads and tails intact.
  2. Heat a wok over high heat, then add the oil followed by the shallots, ginger and garlic. Stir fry for 1 minute, then add the langoustines and cook, tossing, for 1 more minute.
  3. Add the oyster sauce, wine and fish sauce and cook, tossing, for 1 more minute. Add the sea beans and chile peppers along with 2 tablespoons water and cook, tossing, for 1 more minute.
  4. Transfer to a serving platter and serve immediately.

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