This is a wonderful dish to whet your appetite. Deep-fried prawns with the shell on, then tossed in a wok with garlic, pepper, five spice salt and spring onion. Add some chopped chilies for colour and flavour. A very quick dish with few steps and ingredients. The only thing to note is control the heat well, do not attempt to multi-task while cooking this dish and you will have a perfect appetiser to go with your favourite beer.
|Salt and Pepper Prawns|
8 to 10 medium-sized prawns (wash and pat dry)
1 tbsp cooking wine
1/2 tsp salt
1 level tbsp corn flour
Cooking oil for deep-frying
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp five spice salt
Spring onion, chopped
1) Marinate the prawns with cooking wine and salt for 5 minutes. Lightly coat with corn flour.
2) Heat oil in wok. When oil gets hot (180C), deep fry the prawns for about 3 to 5 minutes. Drain the oil.
3) High heat, saute garlic, add the fried prawn, five spice salt & pepper. Toss quickly for about a minute.
4) Turn off heat, add chopped spring onion and give it a toss.
5) Serve immediately.