Cooking Ah Pa

icon icon

Prawn Oil and Prawn Broth

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Dificulty: Easy




Prawn shells


Prawn oil

1. Heat oil to high heat in a wok. Carefully add the prawn shells to deep fry it. Stir continuously until the shells are fully cooked. Remove the shells from the oil after frying for almost 3-4 minutes. 

TIPS: Remove the eyes and front part of the prawns to reduce oil splatters.

Prawn broth

2. Add a cup of hot water into the wok of fried prawn shells. Let it boil for 30-40 seconds until the water turns to orange in colour. Add 1-2 ginger slices if necessary.

3. Remove the prawn shells. The prawn broth is ready now.