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Pan seared Prawns


Cooked this scrumptious dinner recently.  High cholesterol, artery clogging ...... doesn't matter, pamper yourself once in a while and indulge!   After that, just need to do more exercise to burn off the calories!


Buna Shimeji mushrooms.  These mushrooms have a pleasant nutty flavour and slightly crunchy texture.  Also a good source of vitamin B1 and Lysine.  Lysine is an essential amino acid, while B1 helps with circulation, blood formation and metabolism of carbohydrates.  Also helps the nervous system and the brain.






Juicy and yummy with every bite  ................... Enjoy!

Recipe for Pan seared Prawns

Ingredients
  • 350 gm Large prawns, trim off the eyes, devein but with shell intact
  • 160 gm Buna Shimeji mushrooms, trim off the base
  • 40 gm garlic, chopped
  • 20 gm young ginger, chopped
  • 2  tsp light soya sauce
  • 1  tsp dark soya sauce
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
  • Some fresh salad
Seasoning for prawns
  • 1  tsp salt
  • 2  tsp sugar
  • Dash of pepper
Marinate the prawns with the above seasoning for an hour or more.

Preparation
  1. Rinse the shimeji mushrooms, boil them in a pot of salted water for about 3 mins.  Drain and set aside.
  2. Saute some garlic with 2  tsp oil, 1/2  tsp salt, toss in the mushrooms, stir-fry on high heat.  Some juice will be released, stir-fry till the juice has evaporated, dish out, set aside.
  3. In the same pan, add in 2  tsp oil, saute the balance chopped garlic, add in the chopped ginger, toss in the seasoned prawns.  Stir-fry.
  4. Add in light and dark soya sauce.  Sprinkle in some water occasionally to keep the prawns moist.
  5. Once the colour of the prawn shells change to orange, they are done.
  6. Serve on a bed of salad greens with the shimeji mushrooms.

Comments

  1. Wonderful dish! Love the added mushrooms!

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  2. I love the look of those prawns.... and I can almost smell them from here

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  3. Wah wah wah.... my kids love having these gigantic prawns during this festive season! But it's so expensive LOL.

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  4. I just love prawns. I will definitely enjoy this.

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  5. 3 hungry tummies
    Yes, I love the mushrooms too!

    penny
    They're delicious, want some?

    My Little Space
    Yes, prices are escalating daily, fortunately, I stocked up a month ago when the prices were more reasonable.

    Divina
    You'll sure do!

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  6. wah... prawns and shimeji.. what a nice combination!

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  7. Yes, that's my all time favourite....PRAWNS!! That plate is just not enough for me :D I've just bought another box of tiger prawns. Going to enjoy that soon....mmm

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  8. I haven't had the Buna Shimeji mushrooms! They sound great and so do the prawns!

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  9. My 2 favourite ingredients! Looks so good!

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  10. Thanks, Claire

    Mary
    I love prawns too, stocked up quite a bit for CNY. Getting expensive day by day!

    5 Star Foodie
    Oh, the Buna Shimeji Mushrooms are nice and tasty. You should try it.

    Thanks. Sonia

    Pigpigscorner
    It's a tasty meal altogether!

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