Tea Time Butter Prawns Snack


Got to make this quick. The entire family is waiting for me to start smacking off the piping hot Butter Prawns which I just dished out. So here is the recipe :

Tea Time Butter Prawns

  • 12-15 Grey prawns, eyes cut off
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons Hua Tiao Wine
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 5-6 basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 5-6 chilli padi, chopped
  • Oil
  • Ground White Pepper
  1. Heat oil in pan. Deep fry prawns for about 1-2 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towel. Keep about 2 tablespoons of the oil used.
  2. Heat the 2 tablespoons of oil used. Melt the butter. Fry the chilli padi, basil leaves, curry leaves, garlic and salt till fragrant.
  3. Add in the deep fried prawns, sugar, light soy sauce. Fry thoroughly.
  4. Beat egg yolks and add a few dash of pepper in it. Add egg mix to the pan. Fry thoroughly to even out the egg.
  5. Serve hot with rice or snack on it!


By | 2016-11-07T04:07:32+00:00 October 17th, 2009|.Recipes, Tea Time Butter Prawns|

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  1. Guesto December 6, 2011 at 4:34 pm - Reply

    So when does the Hua Tiao Wine go in?

    • Justin Daniel Pereira December 6, 2011 at 11:17 pm - Reply

      Hi Guesto,

      Thanks for pointing that missing ingredient out. The Hua Tiao Wine goes in with the light soy sauce in point 3.


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