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Chinese Style Steamed Prawns Recipe

Chinese Style Steamed Prawns is a popular Chinese Starter
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On :
Friday, 13 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Chinese Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 600 g - Prawns (cleaned with the shells)
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1 tsp - sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp - pepper
  • 50 g - shredded young Ginger
  • 4 tbsp - Chicken stock
  • 1 - Egg white (lightly beaten)
  • 1 tbsp - Chinese cooking wine (optional)
  • For the chilli sauce: 4 - Red Chillies (pounded)
  • 4 pips - Garlic (pounded)
  • 1" piece - young Ginger (pounded)
  • 1/4 tsp - salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp - Lime juice
  • How to Make Chinese Style Steamed Prawns:

    1. Mix all the ingredients, except the egg white and wine, and marinate the prawns for 10 minutes.
    2. Steam over high heat for about 8-10 minutes (depending on the size of the prawns).
    3. Pour wine and egg white over the prawns and steam for another 1 minute.
    4. Prepare the sauce by combining all the ingredients listed and marinate for an hour before serving.
    5. Serve the prawns hot with chilli sauce.



     

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