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Salted Egg Yolk Prawn

I’ve made salted egg yolk tofu. Since the salted egg yolk sauce is so good, I made another popular zi char dish with it – salted egg yolk prawns. The flavour is as rich as its golden appearance.

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In Chinese, this dish is known as “金沙蝦” (literally translated as “golden sands” prawns) or “黃金虾” (“golden” prawns) due to the attractive golden colour.

Golden Salted Egg Yolk Prawns Recipe

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Cooked Salted Eggs For convenience, I use salted egg yolks. For raw salted egg yolks, steam them until cooked before use.
Mashed Salted Egg Yolk Mash the salted egg yolk finely using a fork.
"Angka" (Red Leg) Prawns Remove shells and dark veins from prawns. I am using large “angka” (红脚虾) prawns for this recipe. Season with a bit of salt and white pepper powder.
Salted Egg Yolk Prawn Recipe Dip each prawn into beaten egg …
 Salted Egg Yolk Prawn Recipe  … and coat it in sifted corn flour. Shake off excess flour.
 Salted Egg Yolk Prawn Recipe Heat up vegetable oil in a small pot. Deep fry curry leaves for 5 seconds.
Crispy Curry Leaves Drain crispy curry leaves on paper towels.
 Salted Egg Yolk Prawn Recipe  Deep fry battered prawns…
Salted Egg Yolk Prawn Recipe  … and drain on paper towels.
Salted Egg Yolk Prawn Recipe Melt butter and saute aromatics in a pan.
 Salted Egg Yolk Prawn Recipe Add mashed egg yolk and the sauce will turn golden and foamy. Season to taste.
 Golden Prawns Recipe Return crispy curry leaves and fried prawns back to the pan and coat evenly in the sauce. Enjoy :)~~

5 comments on “Salted Egg Yolk Prawn”

  1. o my mouth is watering terribly…those prawns are so succulent and must be very delicious prepared with salted egg yolks.

  2. Oh Wiffy, I have never had prawns with salted egg…they sure look fabulous, I love everything that has salted eggs.
    Hope you are having a great week :)

  3. Another “once I start, I cannot stop” to eat dish :p

  4. My daughter whom usually hates eating prawns finished 6 prawns in one sitting! I am so glad to have come across this recipe. Thanks noobcook.com!

  5. Really love prawns, and this recipe looks very delicious :) Will try it very soon.

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