Asam Prawn
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Succulent Nyonya Asam Prawns - the bold and tart tamarind flavours accentuating the sweet delicate flavour of the prawns
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Malaysian Nyonya
Serves: 4
  • 600g Big Prawns - cut away the tentacles and devein
  • 2 tablespoon Asam Jawa (Tamarind Paste)
  • 2 tablespoon Dark Soya Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking Oil
  1. Mix dark soya sauce, sugar, asam and prawns in a mixing bowl for 5 minutes.
  2. Heat up cooking oil in the work to medium/high heat
  3. Add the seasoned prawns and stir fry till the shells starts to show some caramelization. This is a dry sticky dish.
  4. Serve immediately.
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