Steamed Longevity Butterfly Prawns

Ingredients

1/2 kilogram Medium Prawns
1 teaspoon Abalone sauce
1 teaspoon Sesame Oil
2 teaspoons Chinese wine
1 teaspoon minced Ginger
1 teaspoon minced Garlic
3 sprigs Spring Onion (chopped)

Preparation

1
Choose prawns with roes. Cut off sharp edge & feelers; devein prawns & rinse.
2
To make butterflies, cut prawns into half leaving tail intact. Be careful not to lose the roes. Marinade with ginger & seasonings & arrange neatly on a plate. Top with garlic & spring onions.
3
Cover plate loosely with plastic wrap & microwave using Steam mode. If you don’t not have auto mode, microwave for about 2-3 mins or until prawns turn pink & you're ready to serve your Butterfly Prawns.

 



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I found these beautiful butterfly prawns at a coffee shop & went home to experiment cutting & decorating it after that. The pattern is nice especially when you've guests. Check out this simple & delicious dish for this Chinese New Year!

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 1:20am

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