Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Salt and Pepper Prawns

My son Lucas love prawn dishes especially butter prawn, but this time I cooked something different-Salt and Pepper prawns for him to try.



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Salt and pepper prawns

Ingredients
350g medium large prawns
2 stalks of spring onion
1 red chili, seeded and chopped
3 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 and 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
1 tsp pepper
½ tsp of black pepper
A dash of Chinese five spice powder
1tsp sugar

Marinate prawns with:-
½ tsp light soy sauce
½ tsp pepper
2tbsp of tapioca/ corn flour

1. Trim prawns and season with marinade for about 30mins
2. Heat cooking oil in a wok until hot and deep-fry prawns until cooked (2-3minutes). Remove and drain from oil.
3. In another clean wok, sauté garlic with oil till fragrant, set aside.
4. Combine salt, five spice powder, pepper and dark pepper in a clean wok, fry about 30seconds
5. Return prawns to the wok and add fried garlic, chopped spring onion and chilli. Toss and fry briefly.


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He likes this too, but still prefers butter prawn !!

Happy Cooking !!

37 comments:

zurin said...

mmmmm that looks so good Sonia. I must try cooking that too. simple and I bet it was good. ^^

3 hungry tummies said...

I love prawns too :) This looks very good, I'm going to have a look at your butter prawns :)

Ju (The Little Teochew) said...

Lucas is so lucky! Mummy is such a good cook. The ingredients are so simple, but your dish is so so delicious!!!

Swee San said...

Yummy !! Cause butter prawns have the crunchy thingy.. maybe thats why Lucas prefers butter prawns..

Colin Woon said...

I love salt and pepper prawn!!! Good one, Sonia!

Angie's Recipes said...

I like prawns...prepared in any style! Salt and pepper would be perfect when the prawns are fresh!

Vrinda said...

Sounds yumm with prawns and spring onions...nice click...

reanaclaire said...

sonia, i really love your cooking blog.. all your dishes look so delicious!

Pete said...

Simple ingredients to bring out the natural prawns flavour...nice one!

Gulmohar said...

Beautiful click, Sonia :-) Simple and yummy prawn dish..

Little Corner of Mine said...

Looks delicious, Sonia! I liked shallow fried salt and pepper prawns.

~Rachel Hei~ said...

wow, look at the prawn feel like want to have a bite..haha..

ICook4Fun said...

This is my fav way of cooking prawns. Simple yet tasty. Your dish so delicious Sonia.

Big Boys Oven said...

lovely, a dish that's will always stand out on it's own! really splendid!

Rita said...

Looks tasty! Finger-licking good :-D

Honey Bee Sweets said...

This is definitely a dish that goes well with steam rice. Yummy! Okay, bookmarked...will try it soon.

~ 仪仪妈咪 ~ said...

em,yummy yummy!

tigerfish said...

Bursting with flavor though ingredients are simple.

Somewhere in Singapore said...

Prawns is my favourite too... hehe...

Jane Chew said...

wah! 好料哦!Looks so presentable. You are a good chef,Sonia.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

Thanks all stopping by and leave your lovely words, do try out this simple prawn recipe.

3 hungry tummies, I just realized that my old post about butter prawn, I did not post up the recipe. But I promise once I cook butter prawn again, will share with your the recipe.

My Little Things Corner said...

wow, i like it very much, now hungry liao.

Bakeling said...

五香粉炒虾 ? 我还没吃过 。

你这道五香粉炒虾还加上青葱,味道应该很特别。

Penny said...

i m hokkien too, ur dishes all i loved! tis prawn i will try on, cos always steam ginger prawn or stir with marmite only. tks!

MaryMoh said...

looks like we have the same mind...haha. I have just post a tiger prawn dish. I love prawns and your dish just looks so good.

AhTee said...

Beh Tahan...Kua liao xi beh Yiao! haha..

Keats The Sunshine Girl said...

great dish to tempt seafood lovers! My son loves to eat prawns. So will try. Thanks!

Tina said...

Simple and yummy prawns...

Anncoo said...

留口水liao! Really admire your cooking skill Sonia:)

Cheah said...

Your sons are so lucky to have such an adorable mum who cooks what they like to eat! Great dish.

wendyywy said...

3 wok washes for this???
Woah!!!

petite nyonya said...

Delicious looking prawns!! Just yummy, Sonia!!

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

Thanks all stopping by and leave your lovely words, do try out this simple prawn recipe.

cherry potato said...

单看照片就嗅到香味了。

Cheddarina said...

wow... good recipe! thanks for sharing!

Smoky Wok (formerly Tastes of Home) said...

hi again :)

She also stole your photo and recipe for this post

http://freedelicacies.blogspot.com/2011/06/salt-and-pepper-prawns-chinese-recipe.html

Please do a separate DMCA complaint for this, the more complaints blogger receives the higher the chance she gets suspended.

Thanks !

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

Hi Smoky Wok. Thank you so much inform me about this. This is terrible! i want to complaint her right away..

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