serves 2 as part of a Chinese meal
12 whole prawns*
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 shallot, minced
1 cm slice of butter
1 spring onion, chopped (optional)
* Cut away the pointy heads of the prawns and remove the sand sacks.
for the sauce;
1 tbs of light soy
1 tbs of Maggi seasoning sauce
1 tsp of sugar
2 tbs of water
dash of sesame oil
dash of white pepper
Have all the ingredients ready.
Pan fry the prawns with a little oil til 70% done.
Melt butter in a pan and saute minced ingredients for a minute follow by the sauce and stir well. Return the prawns to the pan.
Turn the heat to high and continue to stir. Chuck in the spring onions when the sauce has almost dried up.
Serve immediately as part of a Chinese meal. Don't forget to provide a finger bowl.