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Thai Red Curry of Prawns

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Food & Recipes

Serves 6.

Ingredients

750 g/1 1/2 lb large raw prawns (jumbo shrimp)
400 ml/14 fl oz can coconut milk
2-3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
4 kaffir lime leaves
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime rind
2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 teaspoons palm sugar

Directions

Thai Chili Prawns with Lime

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4-6.

Ingredients

Szechwan Style Squid

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Food & Recipes

Larger sized squid tubes with thick walls are best suited to this dish.

Serves 6.

Ingredients

Sushi Wrapped in Seaweed (Norimake-Zushi)

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Food & Recipes

Braised mushrooms can be kept in the refrigerator or freezer to save time.

Makes about 36 pieces.

Ingredients

Stir-Fried Prawns and Celery

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4-5.

Ingredients

500 g/1 lb raw prawns
1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 stalks celery
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger
1 tablespoon oyster sauce or soy sauce
1 teaspoon cornflour (cornstarch)

Directions

Steamed Scallops in Shells

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Food & Recipes

Serves 6 as an entree.

Ingredients

18 scallops on the half-shell
1/4 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 teaspoon oyster sauce
1 tablespoon Chinese wine or dry sherry
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 spring onion (scallion)

Directions

Steamed Red Emperor with Ham

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Food & Recipes

Serves 4-6.

Ingredients

500 g/1 lb skinless fillets red emperor
salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
pinch white pepper
1 teaspoon oriental sesame oil
4 teaspoons cornflour (cornstarch)
6 dried shiitake mushrooms
small leaves of Chinese cabbage
(choy sum or bok choy)
125 g/4 oz cooked ham, sliced thinly
190 ml/6 fl oz/3/4 cup chicken stock

Directions

Steamed Pomfret, Chinese Style

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Food & Recipes

Serves 2.

Ingredients

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

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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