Steamed Prawns With Egg White

Mains
Seafood
Sides/Snacks

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

2

The simple Cantonese way of showcasing the freshness and sweetness of the ingredients (in this instance, prawns) is by steaming. The tiger prawns will be nothing but sweet and succulent after just 6 minutes of steaming on a bed of egg whites. A super quick recipe and real easy to cook for your love ones too. Just remember, to look out and do NOT overcook the prawns!
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Ingredients

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tiger prawns
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tiger prawns
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minced garlic
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minced garlic
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ginger (julienned)
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ginger (julienned)
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chopped spring onions
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g
chopped spring onions
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tbsp
tbsp
hua tiao wine
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tbsp
tbsp
hua tiao wine
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tbsp
tbsp
light soya sauce (to taste)
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tbsp
tbsp
light soya sauce (to taste)
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tsp
tsp
pepper
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tsp
tsp
pepper
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tsp
tsp
sesame oil
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tsp
tsp
sesame oil

Egg white custard:

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egg whites
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egg whites

Egg white custard:

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tbsp
tbsp
water
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tbsp
tbsp
water
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tsp
tsp
cornflour
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tsp
tsp
cornflour
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tsp
tsp
salt
0.00
tsp
tsp
salt
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tsp
tsp
pepper
0.00
tsp
tsp
pepper

Steps

1

Make a slit in the back of tiger prawns, and devein them leaving the shells on.
Make a slit in the back of tiger prawns, and devein them leaving the shells on.
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2

Marinate the prawns with 2 tbsp hua tiao wine, 1 tbsp light soya sauce, 1 tsp sesame oil and ⅛ tsp pepper for 15 minutes.
Marinate the prawns with 2 tbsp hua tiao wine, 1 tbsp light soya sauce, 1 tsp sesame oil and ⅛ tsp pepper for 15 minutes.
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3

Separate egg yolks from egg whites.
Separate egg yolks from egg whites.
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4

In a bowl, mix 3 tbsp water, ¼ tsp cornflour, ¼ tsp salt, ⅛ tsp pepper. Pour it into 4 egg whites. Give it a gentle mix until combined.
In a bowl, mix 3 tbsp water, ¼ tsp cornflour, ¼ tsp salt, ⅛ tsp pepper. Pour it into 4 egg whites. Give it a gentle mix until combined.
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5

Lay the prawns out on a steaming plate.
Lay the prawns out on a steaming plate.
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6

Pour the egg white mixture around it.
Pour the egg white mixture around it.
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7

Sprinkle minced garlic and julienned ginger on top of the prawns.
Sprinkle minced garlic and julienned ginger on top of the prawns.
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8

Steam prawns for 6 minutes or until the prawns are cooked.
Steam prawns for 6 minutes or until the prawns are cooked.
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9

Garnish with chopped spring onions.
Garnish with chopped spring onions.
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