UNCLE RON'S SECRET RECIPES

                                                                       

                                                                        Honey Walnut Prawn (核桃虾)

 

 

        Serving Size
        2 - 4

        Ingredients
        1 skinless & boneless chicken breast (cut into strips)
        2 inches ginger (peeled and cut into thin strips)
        1 teaspoon oyster sauce
        1 1/2 teaspoon kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
        1 teaspoon sugar
        1 teaspoon fermented soy beans (taucheo)
        4 pieces dried black fungus (pre-softened in warm water for 30 minutes, then cut into bite-size pieces)
        1 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil
        1 small red onion (quartered)
        2 tablespoons water
        1 stalk scallion (cut into 1 inch length)

        For The Walnuts
        1/2 cup sugar
        1/2 cup water

        Method
        1. Peel and deveined the prawn. Pat dry with paper towels, add the egg white, mix well with the shrimp and set aside.
        2. Rinse the walnut halves with water, drain and set aside.
        3. Heat up the water until it boils and add in the sugar.
        4. Keep stirring until it turns thick and golden color and then add the walnut.
        5. Boil for 2 minutes, then drain and place walnuts on a cookie sheet/parchment paper to dry. (Regular paper will not work as the walnut will stick to it).
        6. Heat the oil in a wok over high heat.
        7. Coat the prawn with a thick layer of corn flour and then and then fry in the hot oil until golden brown. Remove the prawn from the wok and drain on paper towels.
        8. In a bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, honey, condensed milk and lemon juice.
        9. Add prawn and toss with the mayonnaise sauce.
        10. Transfer to a serving plate and garnish the candied walnuts on top of the prawn and serve immediately.