Ingredients

  • Serves 10 people
  • 10 – 12 large prawns

  • 4 tbsp chicken stock

  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp hua tiao wine

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp minced ginger

  • 3 tbsp minced garlic

  • 1 + 2 tbsp chopped spring onion

Steamed Garlic Prawns
Recipe Courtesy of Asian Food Network

Steamed Garlic Prawns

Is there any ingredient that is quite as important as garlic? It is not only nutritious, but adds a wonderful flavour to many recipes, especially this one –Steamed Garlic Prawns. A must-try dish to make at home, the garlic’s fragrance, prawn's unique sweetness and the mix of sauces gives this dish its pleasant savoury taste that will keep you wanting more!
  • Easy
  • 15 min
  • 5 min
  • 10 min
  • 3 steps
  • 9 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 3 steps
  • 9 Ingredients
  • 15 min
  • 5 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Make garlic sauce

    • In a bowl, combine chicken stock, soy sauce, hua tiao wine, sesame oil, salt, ginger, garlic and 1 tbsp spring onion. Mix well and set aside.
    Make garlic sauce


  2. Prepare the prawns

    • Remove the legs of the prawns with scissors
    • Using a sharp knife, make a slit in the back of the prawn, devein leaving the shells on
    • Lay them out on a steaming tray, slit side up.
    Prepare the prawns


  3. Steam the prawns

    • Add garlic sauce to the prawns
    • Steam prawns for 3 –5 minutes (depending on size).
    Steam the prawns


Garnish and Serve!

Scatter chopped spring onion over the prawns before serving.  Serve while hot.

Garnish and Serve!

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