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Braised Prawns

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  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Cornflour 2 Tablespoon
  Raw prawns 225 Gram, peeled
  Lard 225 Gram
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Chinese stock 4 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Shredded lettuce 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Garnish)

Mix the salt with the egg white and 1 tablespoon of the cornflour.
Add the prawns and leave to marinate in the refrigerator for 1 -2 hours.
Heat the lard in a pan.
Add the prawns and stir to separate them, then lift out with a slotted spoon.
Pour off the excess fat, leaving a small amount in the pan.
Add the wine or sherry, stock and prawns and bring to the boil combine the remaining cornflour with the water to make a paste.
Add to the pan and continue to cook, stirring, until the sauce is thickened.
Add the sesame oil.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2413 Calories from Fat 2090

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 232 g356.7%

Saturated Fat 89.6 g448.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 583.3 mg194.4%

Sodium 3031.4 mg126.3%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.6%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 42 g84.1%

Vitamin A 355.5% Vitamin C 72.1%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 12.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Braised Prawns Recipe