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Quick Fried Green Onion with Prawns 葱爆明虾

Cooking Time: 10 Minutes

Dificulty: Easy



Prawns (deveined, front part of the prawns removed, coat with cornstarch)

Chopped green onions

Ginger slices

Chopped garlic


1 tablespoon dark soy sauce

1 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce

1 teaspoon fish sauce


1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon tomato sauce

1 teaspoon oyster sauce

1 tablespoon Shao Xing wine

2 tablespoons hot water


1. Prepare a wok of hot oil. Deep fry the prawns in high heat for 3 minutes.

TIPS: Soak up excess oil from prawns using a kitchen towel after frying.

2. Make the sauce by mixing 1 tablespoon of dark soy sauce, 1 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce, 1 teaspoon fish sauce, salt, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon tomato sauce, 1 teaspoon oyster sauce, 1 tablespoon Shao Xing wine and 2 tablespoons hot water. Mix well.

3. Put some oil into a cold wok and slowly raise the temperature. Once hot, saute the ginger slices until fragrant. Then add the green onions and the garlic.  

4. Add the sauce mixture. Stir fry for a while.

5. Now add the prawns and give everything a few quick tosses. 

6. Serve hot.