Oct 10, 2012

Chinese Style Prawns

Chinese Style Prawns

A delicious prawns dish, goes well with Fried rice / Noodles …!!! No added food color and Ajinomoto (msg) !!

Serves: 2 – 3


1 tablespoon oil

1 onion, cubed and separate each layer

10 cloves garlic, chopped

1 capsicum, remove seeds and cut into cubes

For the sauce:

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon oyster sauce

1 ½ tablespoon red chilli sauce

1 ½ tablespoon tomato ketchup

300 g prawns (net weight after cleaning), cleaned and deveined


In a small bowl, mix all the sauce and keep aside.

Clean and devein prawns. Wash well and drain out water thoroughly. Marinate prawns with ½ teaspoon turmeric powder and ½ teaspoon salt. Cover and keep aside for half an hour.

Heat oil in a pan. Add cubed onion and fry until light pink color. Add chopped garlic and fry till color lightly changes.

Add capsicum and fry for 2 – 3 minutes until softens.

Add sauce and mix well. Do not add  water when cooking. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 2 – 3 minutes. When the sauce boils nicely, add marinated prawns. Cover again cook on a low heat for 5 – 7 minutes until done / prawns well cooked  and  pink in  color. Serve hot with noodles / fried rice …

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