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Quick Stir-fried Prawns

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Quick Stir-fried Prawns
Quick Stir-fried Prawns

Taste: Sweet with a salty touch.

Features: The shells are crispy and easy to take off the prawns.


500 grams (1.1 lb) live prawns

50 grams (3 1/2 tbsp) cooking wine

25 grams (1 3/4 tbsp) sugar

3 grams (1/2 tsp) salt

5 grams (1/6 oz) chopped ginger

10 grams (1/3 oz) finely cut scallions

100 grams (6 tbsp) water

1000 grams (2 cups) oil (only 75 g or 5 1/2 tbsp to be consumed)


1. Cut off the feelers and legs of the prawns and remove the tendon on their backs. Wash them clean and put them in a bowl. Add 2 1/2 g (under 1/2 tsp) salt. 15 g (1 tbsp) cooking wine and mix well. Put in a strainer for later use.

2. Heat the oil in a wok to 200-220 ºC (390-430 ºF) and deep-fry the marinated prawns for 2 minutes. Take them out and put them back into the strainer.

3. Keep 10 g (2 tsp) of oil in the wok and stir-fry the scallions and ginger for 10 seconds. Add the prawns, then the cooking wine, salt, sugar and water and bring to a boil. Turn over several times and take out. The dish is ready. Serve when it cools.




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