Sunday, January 22, 2012

Oriental Prawn Stir-Fry


Are you looking for Chinese New Year recipe? This Oriental Prawn Stir-Fry may come in time for your reference.

Prawn's pronunciation in Cantonese is similar to "laugh". Hence, prawn dishes represent Happiness. Enjoy this “happiness” dish brought to you by Little Inbox. Happy Chinese New Year for all who celebrate the festival!

Oriental Prawn Stir-Fry

Ingredients:
10 jumbo prawns
2 tbsp of chopped garlic
3 slices of ginger
1 onion, peeled and diced
2 stalks of spring onion, trim the root, and cut into 4cm length (get the green and white portion separated)
Bird’s eye chili, chopped (adjust the amount based on personal preference of spiciness)
Cooking oil

Seasonings:
1 tbsp of light soy sauce
1 tbsp of dark soy sauce
1 tbsp of oyster sauce
Mix up with 6 tbsp of water

Prawn Marinades:
3 cloves of garlic, peeled and grated
½ thumb-sized of ginger, peeled and grated

Steps:
1.Clean the prawns. Trim the legs. Retain the head and shell. Cut a hole at the back and remove the vein. Rinse under running water.
2.Marinate the prawns with grated garlic and ginger for 30 minutes in the fridge.
3.Heat oil in a wok. Sauté ginger and onion, follow by garlic, white portion of spring onion and bird’s eye chili.
4.Stir in the marinated prawns. Fry for a while. Pour in the seasonings. Stir the prawns to let it coated with sauce.
5.Add the green portion of spring onion to mix well.
6.Off the flame and serve hot.

14 comments:

♥LOVE2COOK MALAYSIA♥ said...

I've quit eating prawn...my hubby and son would definitely like this!!! Looks so yummy! :)

Gong Xi Fa Cai to you and yours!!!

Priya said...

Terrific and irresistible prawn stir fry.

daphne said...

It's pretty much the way I cook my prawns too!! Certainly a classic.

New Kid on the Blog said...

Gong Xi Fa Cai, buddy!!!!

noobcook said...

The prawns look finger-licking good. Gong Xi Fa Cai!

tigerfish said...

Hope the prawns bring laughter and happiness to your family.

Gong Xi Fa Cai, Happy Lunar New Year.

Dora said...

Ha ha ha! Happy Chinese New Year to you and your loved ones. :)

Loveforfood said...

They look so festive, perfect for any holiday party

kitchen flavours said...

Wow, looks so delicious! My family love prawns, a big plate of these would finish in no time in my house!!
Gong Xi Fa Cai!!

lena said...

yeah, we must eat a lot of prawns so we will have lots of " haha" throughout the year ! Happy dragon year to you!

My Little Space said...

Hi there, Gong Xi Fa Cai to you & your family. This year you have a new member to celebrate it together. Must have receiving loads of ang pow! hahaha... Btw, love your prawns. Too bad that I am unable to take any seafood this year due to skin allergy. Yikes! Anyway, hope you're having a great time.
Cheers
Kristy

Christy said...

Hey, Happy Chinese New Year to you and your family!:)
I didn't really have much prawns this year, but I am loving this as it's just so awfully tempting that I am already craving for prawns like, right NOW!:P

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

Gong Xi Fa Cai ! Your prawns look finger-licking good..

Mr Lonely said...

walking here with a smile. take care.. have a nice day ~ =)

Regards,
http://www.lonelyreload.com (A Growing Teenager Diary) ..

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