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Fatt Choy Kuen (Prosperity Rolls)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, In : Malaysian (Nyonya) 


  • 150g deboned chicken breast meat, minced
  • 50g prawns, minced
  • 100g potatoes, boiled until soft and then mashed
  • 4 water chestnuts (ma tai), chopped finely
  • 2 crab sticks, shredded and chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh red chillies
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped carrot
  • Seasoning:
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Dash of pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Chinese five spice powder
  • 1 tsp  chicken stock powder or granules
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • 1½ tbsp egg white
  • 10–11 slices white br...

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Tandoori Prawns

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, June 11, 2010, In : India 

  • King prawns (de-veined and cleaned): 250 gm
  • Yogurt: two tbsp
  • Ginger paste: one tbsp
  • Garlic paste: one tbsp
  • Lime juice: one tbsp
  • Kashmiri chilli powder: one tsp
  • Tandoori masala: one tbsp
  • Salt (as preferred)
  • Wooden skewers (soaked in water 30 minutes before grilling): 6 to 8
  • Oil: to grease the grill
  • Fresh lime.
  1. Mix all the ingredients together and marinate the prawns. Keep aside for 10 minutes
  2. Thread on the skewers (about six on each), oil the grill and when hot, place the pr...

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Sizzling Rice Prawns 鐵板稻蝦

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, June 1, 2010, In : China 


For the prawns
  • 450g/1 lb raw prawns, peeled
  • 2 tbsp groundnut oil (peanut oil)
  • 1 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1½ tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped spring onions

For the sauce
  • 100g/4oz green or red pepper, diced
  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar or Chinese black rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1½ tbsp chilli bean sauce
  • 1½ tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 300ml/10½ fl oz chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp cornflour blended with 2 tbsp water t...

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Butterfly Wing Prawns

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, May 17, 2010, In : Malaysian (Malay) 

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  • 300g big prawns
  • 300g small prawns, shelled and minced
  • 150g minced beef
  • 4 water-chestnuts, chopped coarsely and squeezed dry

  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp monosodium glutamate
  • 2 tsp soya sauce
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • Half an egg
  • A dash of pepper

  1. Shell the big prawns but leave the tails intact.
  2. Slit the prawns at the back portion lengthwise without cutting all the way through. Devein the prawns.
  3. Wash the prawns with sa...

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