Recipes - Malaysian & Singaporean

Cereal Butter Prawns
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These juicy prawns tossed in some butter, crispy cereal, curry leaf and chillies is served at almost every Zi Char/Dai Chow eateries around Malaysia and Singapore. This iconic dish is packed with flavours and is amazingly easy to cook. All you need is 20 minutes tops!
Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves:5 to 8
Total time: 15mins - 30mins
Course: Main
Cook Method: Stir-Fry
Cuisine: Malaysian & Singaporean









Ingredients:

500g prawns (medium to large size)
3 tbsp butter
3 stalks curry leaf
Chilli (optional, sliced thinly)
1 tbsp cornflour
Salt
Instant cereal butter prawn pack




Steps:
  1. Clean prawns by trimming off legs and feelers with a pair of kitchen scissors. Cut along the back of the prawn and devein them. Wash, pat dry and marinate the prawn with salt and cornflour.
  2. In a wok, heat up enough oil to deep fry the prawns. When the oil is hot, deep fry the prawns for 1-2 mins. Set aside.
  3. Heat up wok in medium heat and melt butter in it. Add in the curry leaves and chilli if you want a bit of a kick. Stir fry until fragrant.
  4. Return prawns into the pan and add in the cereal mixture. Stir fry for about 2 mins, ensuring the prawns are well coated with the cereal.
  5. Serve and enjoy immediately.

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These juicy prawns tossed in some butter, crispy cereal, curry leaf and chillies is served at almost every Zi Char/Dai Chow eateries around Malaysia and Singapore. This iconic dish is packed with flavours and is amazingly easy to cook. All you need is 20 minutes tops!

Cooking Time: < 15mins
Serves: 5 to 8
Total time: 15mins - 30mins
Course: Main
Cook Method: Stir-Fry
Cuisine: Malaysian & Singaporean
Ingredients

500g prawns (medium to large size)
3 tbsp butter
3 stalks curry leaf
Chilli (optional, sliced thinly)
1 tbsp cornflour
Salt
Instant cereal butter prawn pack

Instructions
  1. Clean prawns by trimming off legs and feelers with a pair of kitchen scissors. Cut along the back of the prawn and devein them. Wash, pat dry and marinate the prawn with salt and cornflour.
  2. In a wok, heat up enough oil to deep fry the prawns. When the oil is hot, deep fry the prawns for 1-2 mins. Set aside.
  3. Heat up wok in medium heat and melt butter in it. Add in the curry leaves and chilli if you want a bit of a kick. Stir fry until fragrant.
  4. Return prawns into the pan and add in the cereal mixture. Stir fry for about 2 mins, ensuring the prawns are well coated with the cereal.
  5. Serve and enjoy immediately.

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