Shrimps / Prawn: Cooked in Mediterranean Method.


Serves: Two  (2) Persons

♦ Ingredients

  • Shrimps / Prawns: 250 gm (cleaned and deveined)
  • Garlic: 4 to 5 cloves (very finely chopped or mashed in a mortar)
  • Black pepper / Kali Mirch powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Chilli flakes: ¼ teaspoon
  • Lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander leaf / Dhania Patta: ½ cup
  • Olive Oil: 2 tablespoon
  • Salt: As per taste

♦ Preparation:

  • In a pan add olive oil on medium heat. Add shrimps and toss for 5 minutes. Until they turn pink.
  • Once done shift shrimps in a tray.
  • Now in the same pan add garlic, chopped coriander leaf and black pepper and sauté it for 2 minutes
  • Again add shrimps in the pan and sauté gently and sprinkle black pepper and salt
  • Now drizzle lemon juice in the pan
  • After two minutes the shrimps are ready to be served

 Serve it.



Prawns Cooked in Butter with Egg Yolk Topping: Malaysian Style

butter prawn



Easy to prepare: 30 minutes

Serves: Two (2) Person



♦ Ingredients:

  • Prawns medium size: 8 No’s (cleaned with head trimmed but with shell)
  • Curry leaves fresh: 2 sprigs
  • Granulated Sugar: 1 teaspoon
  • Egg yolk beaten: 3 no’s stirred in a clockwise direction
  • Butter melted: 75 grams
  • Salt: As per taste

For Indian sub-continent (ISC) flavour:

  • Coriander leaves: 2 tablespoons fine chopped
  • Garam Masala: ½ tablespoon

♦ Preparation:

  • Heat little (just a teaspoon) butter in a pan and deep fry the prawns until they become pink.
  • Once done take them out and keep it aside.
  • Now take a wok, add the remaining melted butter and add yolk by keeping the beaten yolk at least 7 to 8 inches in height from the base of the yolk and while pouring it move the ladle in just one direction i.e. clockwise.
  • One they become fluffy and turn golden in colour remove from the work and keep it aside and press them gently to remove all the butter from them. Then keep the melted butter in a cup for reusing it.
  • Clean the wok, and keep it on the gas stove on simmer flame.
  • Add the butter and heat it for few seconds and add curry leaves, prawns and granulated sugar
  • Sauté it very gently and sprinkle salt.
  • Add half of the egg yolk you have prepared and softly mix.
  • Once done serve it on a rice plate and top it up with balance yolk.

 Serve it with steam rice.