Salted Egg Yolk Prawns (黄金虾)

“How can you miss the ‘Laughter‘ during this festive season?! Eat ‘Ha‘ (Prawn in Cantonese), and let it smother you with laugther and most of all,… the wealth.”

One of my readers, was checking out salted egg yolk prawns recipe, and I couldn’t remember that I had actually posted the recipe since a while ago (laughing). Oh well, I did tell her about it, just few days back. And this time, I am going to post another version of salted egg yolk prawns, for the healthy you, and all, for this coming Lunar New Year, of course (smile)!

I’ve also create an auspicious dish name for this dish, in Chinese, 黄金炒虾. It simply means stir-fry prawns with ‘gold’. The name emphasizes on the ‘gold‘ this time. Chinese likes good and symbolical things or words relating to gold, wealth, happiness, laughter, good luck, and etc, during the festive. I hope you like the dish and its name. :)

Most importantly, with similar ingredients and steps from my previous recipe, it is never a chore to cook this for your reunion dinner and/ or gathering with friends and relatives. Yes, to the cook, it would not be a difficult dish to prepare. As to the diners, this dish should be great, too, as you do not have to peel the prawn shell during your meal. If that’s what you hate about eating prawns, they are all shelled in this recipe of mine! More

Wasabi Prawns

“Many people tried to cook this failed dismally, but it would never be you! Here’s my simple and dainty prawn dish for you.”

I never thought such delicious prawn dish could be assembled that simple, initially. It might not look as beautiful as what the famous restaurant presents, but you would be impressed by the taste, or the simple steps found in this recipe.

If you are interested to make this, here is the recipe. More

Sambal Prawns

“This Sambal prawn was cooked simply to enliven the taste of my Nasi Lemak dish.”

I cooked this to complement my Nais Lemak dinner the other day. Recipe was given and taught by my mum.

The sweet-spicy mouthwatering Sambal, the complementing prawns, the sweet crunchy onion… This simple to cook dish was perfectly delicious!

To cook this Sambal prawn dish perfectly delicious, who say I must use expensive fresh prawns… I insist on frozen ones because I have my secret tips to keep the texture of the prawns bouncy… Simple, keep the frozen prawns unthawed and added to cook direct, that’s it (smile)! What’s more.. Frozen prawns with express recipe allows you to prepare your meal quick and easy, even if it’s for an impromptu dinner! More

Sautéed Prawns in Yuzu Sauce (柚子蜜煎大虾)

“Not much an appetite to eat? I have cooked these juicy shrimps with some tantalizing citrus sauce to whet your appetite.”

This recipe I saw in a TVB cooking show (created by a popular HK celebrity) represents an interesting variation on the conventional sweet & sour flavor of the prawn dishes. This recipe incorporates the rich and refreshing marmalade, and good thing is, you probably need not to purposely buy this ingredient for the dish, it might already been seating in your drink pantry all these while… What this recipe add is the Honeyed Yuzu (called it Yuja in Korean) marmalade that uses to make drinks.

Having not much an appetite recently, I was tempted to this out! The inclusion of the citrus injects the right amount of sweet sourish zesty taste to complement the dish’s many savory and aromatic flavours. More

Thai-Style Steamed Sea Bass

“Refreshing seafood dish, healthy and appetizing!”

Got the idea of cooking this savory steamed fish in an appetizing and refreshing soup based from my creation of fruits salsa dish a couple of weeks ago.

My initial intention was just to use up the remaining ingredients from the Salsa making, did not expect to turn my steamed fish into such gourmet. The combination of toppings gives the dish a colorful tint as well as adding great refreshing flavor to it! More

Grilled Halibut with Basil Leaves & Asian Mushroom Sauce

“Grilled fish with Asian mushroom sauce that tingles your taste bud”

This recipe was created for my Christmas dinner in 2010. We had chicken chop the year before, and so, I thought of cooking grilled fish this time. I always have craving for grilled fish fillet recently, but I always cook Chinese meals, if not pasta dishes in normal days. So, this Christmas gave me a good opportunity to explore this grilled fish recipe since I usually cook Western meal for Western festivals as it sounds more appropriate to such celebrations. Further more, grilled fish is much easier to prepare and cook. I wanted a quick cooking for this festive dinner so that I could spare some good time for making my own log cake.

The mushroom sauce I’ve cooked this time is slightly different from the usual creamy mushroom sauce. Mine was cooked with Asian condiments. For the oriental palates here. :) More

‘Safe-for-All’ Steamed Fish Fillet in Egg Paste (老少平安蒸鱼)

“It’s a steamed fish, also a steamed egg dish. 2-1, you have got the best of both!”

Here we have a healthy dish to be categorized as an easy and fuss free cooking. This steamed fish in egg paste surely is one of the best fitted dishes in this category. I learned this recipe from one of the TVB cooking shows I have watched and this, is an adaption to their recipe.

Why is it named ‘safe-for-all’? The reason being (which explained by the chef in the show), this dish would be an easy-to-consume fish dish for all ages. From the aged to young diners, there is no need to worry about nor watch out for fish bones while having fed in large mouthful scoops. More

Black Pepper Prawns

“A variation of my Black Pepper Pork Dish. The seafood version, this time.”

The Black Pepper prawn is the best option, if you have craving for shellfish instead. And, this recipe takes full advantage of having the flavor packed in the prawns, along with the natural aromatics such as capsicum and onion to infuse the base for refreshing and fragrant sauce with the natural sweetness.

Its peppery taste wasn’t too overwhelming. Not too spicy, the dish wasn’t too wet, too. More