Pan Grilled Spicy and Tangy Prawns

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Ingredients
15 Medium large prawns – cleaned
3 tbsp Tom Yum Paste
1 tbsp honey
3 tbsp corn oil

3 tbsp butter/margerine
1 stalk spring onion – chopped

Method
1) Wash and drain prawns
2) Rub 3 tbsp oil and Tom Yum Paste with honey all over prawns and leave to marinade for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour.
3) Heat 3 tbsp butter in a pan. When butter is smoking, place prawns around the pan and grilled prawns till both sides turn pink. (takes about 5 minutes).
4) Transfer to serving plate and topped with chopped spring onions. Serve hot.

 

Steamed Marmite Egg With Prawn Abalone

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Ingredients
8 medium prawns – shelled, cut at the back to butterfly
150 g fish paste
8 hard boiled quail egg – shelled
4 eggs
16 shreds black mushroom

Seasoning
1 tsp salt
1/2 tbsp Hua Tiao Jiu
1 tsp sesame oil
350 ml chicken stock/water
1 tsp light soy sauce
1/2 tsp Marmite Yeast Extract
1 tsp corn flour

Sauce Ingredients
1 tsp Hua Tio Jiu
1 tsp corn flour
250 ml chicken stock/water
1 tbsp Marmite Yeast Extract

Method
1) Divide the fish paste to 8 portions. Sprinkle prawns with little corn flour and spread a portion of the fish paste on the prawn and make the center a little concave. Put a quail egg on the center and arrange 2 shreds of mushrooms on two sides. Follow the same procedure for the remaining portions/
2) Beat the eggs and add in seasoning ingredients, sieve and pour into a heatproof bowl/plate and steam over low heat for 12 minutes or until the egg is half done. Arrange the prawn abalone in the bowl and continue to steam over low heat for about 8 minutes or until the egg is cooked.
3) Bring sauce ingredients to a boil, stir lightly and gently pour the gravy on the egg. Topped with scalded broccoli and sliced cherry tomato. Can be served as soup.

Spicy Honey Marmite Prawns

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Ingredients
1/2 kg medium/large prawns – trimmed feelers and deveined
(slit the  back)
Corn flour for dusting

Sauce Ingredients
1 tbsp Marmite yeast extract
50 ml water
4 pieces small rock sugar
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp light soy sauce
1 tsp Thai Spicy Chilli paste

Method
1) Lightly dust prawns with corn flour, deep fry in hot oil till pinkish in colour. Drain and set aside.
2) Heat wok and add in the sauce ingredients, bring to a boil and simmer over low heat till sugar dissolved totally. Add in prawns and stir fry till sauce thickens and almost dried up.
3) Transfer to serving plate and serve hot.

Crispy Noodle Wrapped Prawns

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Ingredients
15 medium or large prawns -shelled, deveined with tails intact
1/2 packet egg noodles

Seasoning Ingredients
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp sesame oil
1/2 egg white
1 tsp corn flour

Method
1) In a mixing bowl, marinade prawns with seasoning ingredients for about 20 minutes.
2) Cook noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water, following packet directions until tender. Drain. Rinse under cold water. Drain.
3) Divide half the noodles into 15 portions. Neatly wrap each noodle portion around 1 prawn. Repeat process with remaining noodles and prawns.
4) Pour enough oil into a frying pan to cover base. Heat over medium-high heat. Cook prawns, in batches, for 2 to 3 minutes each side or until prawns are pink and noodles are crisp. Drain on a plate lined with paper towel. Serve prawns with dipping sauce.

 

Claypot Curry Prawns Tang Hoon

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Ingredients
12 big prawns – washed , deveined and trimmed feelers
1/2 packet chicken curry paste
2 tbsp fish curry powder
2 sprigs curry leaves
4 shallots – sliced
2 cloves garlic – sliced
2 stalks lemongrass – bruised
3 red fresh chillies – halved
100 ml coconut cream
1.5 litre chicken stock

150 g tang hoon (glass noodle) – washed and soaked
Salt to taste
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp light soy sauce

Method
1) Heat claypot with some oil, add in curry leaves, lemongrass, shallots, garlics, chilli and saute till aromatic. Add in curry powder and paste and continue to stir fry till well mixed and oil separates. Add in chicken stock and bring to a boil. Add in tang hoon, and prawns. stir to mix and covered, simmer over low heat for 8 minutes.
2) Add in coconut cream and stir to combine well, add more water if it is too dry, season with salt, sugar, light soy sauce, adjust taste to your preference, give it a good stir and Continue to cook for 5 minutes.
3) Serve hot.

Garlic Soy Sauce Prawns/Chicken

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Garlic Sauce Chicken

Ingredients
1/2 kg Medium large prawns
5 cloves garlic – minced finely

Seasoning Ingredients
2 tbsp dark soy sauce
1/2 tsp salt
Dash of pepper
1 tsp corn flour
1 tsp sugar

Sauce Ingredients
2 tbsp worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp dark soy sauce
1 tsp Kicap Manis
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp Black Vinegar
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp corn flour
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tbsp chilli sauce
30 ml water

Method
1) Clean prawns and trimmed off feelers and marinade with seasoning sauce for 20 minutes.
2) Heat wok with 2 tbsp oil and pan fry prawns in batches till 3/4 cooked. Drained and set aside.
3) Mixed garlic with sauce ingredients and pour in the wok and bring to a boil. Lower heat and taste accordingly and adjust to your preference. Add in prawns and simmer till sauce thickens, transfer to serving dish and serve hot.

Chicken Breast Meat

As for chicken breast meat, flatten the meat  with a mallet and season with a bit of salt, corn flour, dark soy sauce, pepper and sugar for 20 minutes. Pan fry till 1/2 cooked and add to the sauce ingredients. (same as the prawns)

Mee Sua Prawn Omelette Soup

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Ingredients
Mee Sua
10 medium prawns – shelled and chop coarsely
2 eggs – lightly beaten and season with a bit of salt, pepper and 1 tsp light soy sauce
2 tbsp Crispy ikan billis
Chopped Spring onion for topping
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp ginger strips

800 ml chicken stock

Seasoning Ingredients
1 tsp light soy sauce
Dash of pepper
2-3 tsp of sesame oil
Salt to taste

Method
1) Heat wok with sesame oil and saute ginger till aromatic and crisp, discard ginger, add in prawns and stir fry till pinkish.
2) Pour in egg mixture over the prawns to make omelette. When it is cooked on both sides, break it roughly with a spatula, add in the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat for about 8 minutes and add in seasoning ingredients. Taste accordingly and adjust to your preference.
3) Blanch the mee sua in boiling water, drain and transfer to serving bowl. Ladle the omelette soup over it and topped with Crispy Ikan Billis and chopped spring onions.
4) Serve hot.

 

Prawn Roll (Hae Zho)

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Ingredients
Minced Ingredients
200 g prawn meat
100 g chicken breast meat
150 g cuttlefish paste
100 g frozen/fresh crab leg meat
8 pieces fresh water chestnut

Seasoning Ingredients
2 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp white pepper
Salt to taste
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp corn flour
1 tsp abalone sauce
1 egg – lighty beaten
2 stalks spring onion – chopped

1 piece bean curd sheet (wiped with a damp cloth and cut 8″ x 5 “)
1 piece banana leaf

1 tbsp corn flour (mixed with 2 tbsp water)

Method
1) Add minced ingredients into a mixing bowl, knead by hand and mix well to combine the ingredients together, add spring onion and seasoning ingredients. Mix well and cover with cling wrap, rest in fridge for 2 hours.
2) Place about 1 tbsp mixture on bean curd sheet, brush the sides with corn water and roll up. Do the same to the rest of the sheet till mixtures are used up.
3) Place the banana leaf on a steaming tray, arrange the prawn roll on it and steam over rapidly boiling water for 15 minutes or cooked through. Off heat and set aside to cool.
4) When ready to eat, deep fry till crisp and golden brown, drained and serve hot.

 

Dried Prawns Masala

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Ingredients
1/2 – 1 kg medium size glass prawns
1 big onion – sliced finely
5 cloves garlic -minced
1 inch ginger – minced
1 big tomato – chopped roughly
2 sprigs curry leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds

Dry Spices Powder (mixed)
2 tbsp red chilli powder
11/2 tbsp garam masala
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

Juice of 1/2 lemon or 1/2 tbsp tamarind paste (mixed with 1 tbsp water)
Salt to taste
Pinch of white pepper

Method
1) Clean prawns and deveined. Marinade with 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder, a bit of salt and 1 tbsp corn flour. Set aside.
2) Heat oil in a wok and splutter the mustard seeds and curry leaves. Add in the onions and saute till golden brown. Add in minced garlic, ginger and tomato. Cook till the tomato is soft.
3) Add in the mixed spice powder, stir to mix evenly and continue to stir fry till oil separates. Add in the prawns and mix for 2 minutes  so that the prawns is well coated with the masala gravy. Add in the lime juice /tamarind water, salt and sugar to taste. Taste accordingly and adjust to your preference.
4) Cover and let it cook for a further 8 minutes or till the prawns is just cooked. Serve hot.

Fried Prawns Egg Foo Yong

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Ingredients
4 eggs
120 g prawns – shelled, deveined and chopped roughly
1 big onion – diced
80 g bean sprouts
2 stalk spring onion – cut
1 fresh red chilli – sliced thinly

Seasoning Ingredients
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp chicken seasoning powder
1 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tsp corn flour

Method
1) In a mixing beat egg lightly, add in bean sprouts, chilli and seasoning ingredients. Mix to combine.
2) Heat oil in non stick frying pan and saute onions till translucent, pour in the egg mixtures and swirl around the pan to coat evenly. Fry egg while stirring gently and cook for 3 -4 minutes on both sides till light golden brown or until fully cooked.
3) Transfer egg to serving plate and topped with spring onions. Serve hot.