Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Asam Prawns 干煎亞參虾

Asam Prawns - Another fingers linking good dish, make sure to cook extra rice!! 
Sharing my joy of happiness with you that  I won a RM300/- cash voucher for this   Asam Prawns photo  organized by Pantry magic and day day cook!  I did my shopping spree at Pantry Magic, Bangsar, KL branch! 


300g prawns - Wash and trimmed
1 tbsp chopped garlic
Few slices of ginger
some dark soy sauce  

Some curry leaves
100g tamarind paste (Assam Jawa 
亞參膏 )
100 ml water
some chili padi cut into pieces (optional)


some pepper
salt to taste
some fish sauce
1 1/2 tsp sugar


  1. Mix tamarind paste with water, strain and retain the tamarind juice.
  2. Add 1 tbsp oil in the preheated sauce pan to fragrant ginger and chopped garlic. Add in the prawns and curry leaves to stir fry briskly.
  3. Add in the tamarind juice and seasoning, bring to a boil. Stir fry until cooked through and the prawns absorbed the gravy slightly.
  4. Lastly add in a little dark soy sauce for coloring, toss well.
  5. Dish out and serve hot with rice.

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