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Chile-Lemongrass Prawns

Type: Fish, Shellfish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 tablespoon 15mlVegetable oil
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped peeled fresh ginger
3   Garlic cloves - chopped
2   Shallots - chopped
36   Prawns - (16/20 ct) - peeled, deveined,
  And heads left on if desired
1/2 cup 118mlMirin
2 tablespoons 30mlVery finely-minced lemongrass
1/2 cup 118mlChicken stock
1/4 cup 59mlSweet hot chile sauce
  = (nuoc cham ga or mae ploy, a Thai
  Soy sauce - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or very large saute pan over very high heat until very hot. Add the ginger, garlic, and shallots, and saute for 1 minute. Add the prawns and cook just until they start to turn pink, 2 to 3 minutes.

Add the mirin and lemongrass, and cook, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes longer. Add the stock and chile sauce, and cook until the prawns are just cooked through. Season, to taste, with soy sauce. Serve warm.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

SARA'S SECRETS with Sara Moulton - (Show # SS-1B40) - from the TV FOOD NETWORK


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