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Steamed Lobster in Ginger

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Food & Recipes

Serves 2.

Ingredients

1 uncooked lobster tail
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
2 teaspoons canned salted black beans, rinsed
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil
2 spring onions (scallions), sliced
1 tablespoon peanut oil

Directions

Steamed Fish Curry

Fish Curry (Photo by <a href=nettsu/flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/fishcurry.jpg">
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

500 g fillets of delicate white fish
375 ml/12 fl oz/1 1/2 cups thick coconut milk
2 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
2 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon thin strips of krachai,
fresh or brined
20 basil leaves
1 tablespoon rice flour
2 fresh kaffir lime leaves, finely shredded
2 red chillies, seeded and finely sliced

Directions

Steamed Crab with Ginger

Crab with Ginger (Photo by <a href=suziedepingu/flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/steamedcrabginger.jpg">
Food & Recipes

Serves 2.

Ingredients

1 large mud crab or 2 smaller crabs
3 tablespoons peanut oil
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
2 tablespoons fine shreds of fresh ginger
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
2 tablespoons Chinese wine or dry sherry
3 tablespoons water
2 spring onions (scallions), finely sliced

Directions

Sri Lankan Prawn Curry

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Food & Recipes

Serves 6.

Ingredients

Sri Lankan Crab Curry

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

Spicy Clams or Mussels, Indian Style

Indian-Style Mussels (Photo by <a href=Urban Mixer/flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/indianstylemussels.jpg">
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

1.5 kg/3 lb fresh clams or mussels
3 tablespoons oil
2 medium onions, finely chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
3 fresh red chillies, finely chopped
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
150 g/5 oz/2 cups grated fresh coconut
3 tablespoons freshly chopped coriander leaves
juice of 1 lime or lemon

Directions

Sri Lankan Sour Curry of Fish

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Food & Recipes

Serves 6.

Ingredients

Singapore Style Fish Cakes (Otak-Otak)

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

Singapore Prawns in Shell

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

500 g/1 lb large, raw tiger prawns
3 tablespoons peanut oil
2 spring onions (scallions), cut in short lengths
2 red chillies, sliced
1 tablespoon shredded fresh ginger
2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
2 tablespoons dry sherry
2 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons oriental sesame oil

Directions

Singapore Chili Crab

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Food & Recipes

Serves 2-4.

Ingredients

2 medium-sized raw crabs
125 ml/4 fl oz/1/2 cup peanut oil
2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
3 fresh red chillies, seeded and chopped
3 tablespoons tomato ketchup
3 tablespoons hot chilli sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon light soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt

Directions