Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Gluttony Continues

Continuation of those sinful dishes.......

The Third Dish - Steamed Drunken Prawns

1 kg fresh water prawns
2 thumb sized ginger - julienne
salt to taste
chinese cooking wine to taste

  • Snipped off the sharp end of the prawns' head. Keep the shells but deveined the prawns. Place the prawn in a steaming dish . Seasoned with enough salt. Sprinkled the julienne ginger on top of the prawns.

  • Heat up the steamer with water, when the water boils, put in the plate of prawns and steamed for 7 minutes in high heat. Add in the chinese cooking wine and continue to steam for another 1 minute. Off the fire and serve hot.
The fourth dish - Steamed " Ikan Bawal Putih "
1 big sized ikan bawal putih
1 thumb sized ginger – julienne
a pinch of salt
1 tblspoon of cooking oil
3 shallots- sliced thinly

garnishingspring onions – cut into one inch length and make a few slit in each stalk
soaked in ice cold water till the slits opens up like a flower as shown in the picture.


  • Washed and cleaned the fish. Rub some salt onto the fish. Place it on a plate for steaming. Add the julienne ginger on top of the fish.

  • Heat up the kuali and fry the sliced shallots till light brown, when the kuali is still hot, add in the light soy sauce. Dish up the sauce.

  • Heat up the steamer, when the water boils, put in the fish and steamed for 7 minutes. Add the sauce on the fish and serve immediately.
The Fifth Dish - Stir Fry Mixed Vegetables

Ingredients:Young lotus root – sliced thinly
50 gm sweet peas
50 gm snow peas
1 stick carrot – carved into designs and sliced thinly (as shown in the pic above)
1 stick of celery – sliced thinly
a bit of fatt choy
a pich of salt
1 tblspoon of oyster sauce
a drop of thick soy sauce
2 shallots - sliced thinly 1 pip garlic - sliced thinly
corn flour

  • Heat up the wok, add in 1 tablspoon of cooking oil, fry the shallots and garlic till fragrant. Add in the young lotus root and the rest of the vegetables. Stir-fry the the vegetables briskly. Sprinkle in 2-3 tblspoons of water and bring to the boil over high heat. Add in the fatt choy. Lastly add in the oyster sauce, salt and the thickening . Dish up and serve immediately.
Soup Dish - Lotus Root Soup by Amy Beh

click here for recipe Lotus Root Soup

I am an ardent fan of Amy Beh.... so needless to say most of the recipes are from either her books or from her website. (",)

Have a nice day. Tada.

Quote taken from " Words to Warm a Mother’s Heart "

Slow down awhile! Push aside the press of the immediate. Take time today,
if only for a moment, to lovingly encourage each one in your family –
Gary Smalley & John Trent


  1. nah i m still in ipoh here. will be going back only on chap goh meh ler. weather so warm here compared to the east. It has been raining and raining for the past days. difficult to get to sleep early here. It is like our sun is very near to the earth.

  2. Wa, so good le. Going back oni afta chap goh meh.Haizz, me have to go back to work on Thursday..hmmm..wish got more days to laze abt.(",) Yup very hot these few days. The weather very hot during CNY season.


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