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Looking for good, old time Cantonese butterfly shrimp with bacon

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d18black Dec 30, 2006 09:33 PM

butterfly shrimp in my mind should be: a jumbo butterflied shrimp topped with a partially cooked piece of bacon lightly which is then coated with egg. The shrimp is fried and served in a sweet sauce with sliced onions. Thre is a current trend to add orange sauce, chopped nuts or a myriad of veggies to the dish. Some restaurants overcoat the shrimp and bacon with egg. Does anyone know what I am talking about? And, if you do, please let me know where I can find it in the tri state area...preferable Manhatta or Queens

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    bobbyrab Dec 31, 2006 08:13 PM

    King Yum, 181-08 Union Tpke. in Fresh Meadows, Queens makes the classic butterfly shrimp. Phone # is 718-380-1918.

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      d18black Jan 1, 2007 01:27 AM

      Fabulous!!!! Thank you!

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