Sunday, February 5, 2012

Tiger Prawns In Garlic Tomato Sauce

One more indulgence over the festive season *slurp*

What you need:

8 tiger prawns, wash and cut the tail
10 cloves of garlic, minced
5 thin slices old ginger
3 stalks of spring onion, cut small
1 large red chilli, cut
enough butter to sautee
tomato ketchup, dark sweet soya sauce (kecap manis), sugar, salt, a little water
  1. Heat up pan with butter, sautee garlic, ginger til fragrant
  2. Add in spring onion and red chilli, mix well
  3. Add in prawns, followed by the seasonings, lastly water, cook and stir well til prawns changed color completely
  4. Adjust taste, off heat and serve
Served with hot rice, who needs anything else? Yum! :)

I'm submitting these dishes to  Aspiring Bakers #15: Auspicious Dishes for CNY (January 2012) hosted by Wen of Wen's Delight


  1. i havnt tried using kicap manis in my cooking beofre but i know it's quite a common condiment used by malays and indonesians.

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  3. hi Lena, yes kecap manis is very often used in Indonesian cooking :)

  4. hi Dmarie, thks for dropping by and your nice comment :)
    this dish is indeed delicious :)



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