Stir Fried Prawns with Salted Egg Yolks

Stir Fried Prawns with Salted Egg Yolks


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About this recipe: A delicious Chinese recipe. Jumbo prawns are pan-fried, then served in a rich sauce, made from salted egg yolks. Serve for lunch or dinner, with rice or whatever you fancy.

tonytsang Quebec, Canada

Serves: 1 - 2

  • 6 extra-large frozen prawns, thawed, shelled, deveined and patted dry
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground white pepper
  • cornflour, as needed
  • 15g butter
  • 15g butter
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
  • 2 cooked salted eggs, whites discarded and yolks mashed
  • 1 tablespoons finely chopped spring onions

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:20min marinating  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Make a slit along the back of each prawn. Season the prawns with garlic, salt and white pepper. Chill for 20 minutes.
  2. Lightly dredge the prawns with cornflour. Heat a large frying pan with butter over medium heat. Fry the prawns until they are no longer translucent, about 4-6 minutes, set aside.
  3. Heat the same pan with butter over medium heat. Saute the garlic until aromatic, 2-3 minutes. Reduce the heat to low, stir in the egg yolks and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the prawns an mix well. Garnish with spring onions before serving.


Salted eggs can be found in Chinese/Oriental speciality stores.

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Deliiiiiiicious.. Thank you. - 29 Oct 2014

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