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Chinese steamed king prawns recipe

Chinese steamed king prawns recipe

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Fresh king prawns are steamed in a soy sauce, garlic and brandy. Simple and delicious.

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IngredientsServes: 4

  • 20 raw king prawns with shell
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon brandy

MethodPrep:5min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:15min

  1. Wash prawns thoroughly and leave on shells and heads. In a bowl, mix the soy sauce, garlic and brandy. Arrange the prawns on a dish, and cover with the soy sauce mixture.
  2. Fill a pot or wok about half full with water. Place a steamer basket over the water, and bring water to a boil. Place the dish with the prawns onto the steamer basket. Cover wok, and steam prawns for 10 minutes, until opaque. Serve hot.

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Reviews & ratingsAverage global rating:(15)

Reviews in English (13)

by RON_K1200LTC

I used medium sized prawns to serve over salads and found them wonderful. The flavour may not be super stong but it is a nice touch to the right dishes.-15 Sep 2008

by CarolynB

I am chinese, so i know that this really taste like how we Chinese will cook steamed prawns. Use XO for great taste. take care not to over cook it-15 Sep 2008

by reJoyce

I am a chinese, so i know that this really taste like how we Chinese will cook steamed prawns. take care not to over cook it-27 Dec 2006


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