STEAMED PIPA SHRIMPS (6 jumbo prawns)
What you will need:
  • 6 uncooked jumbo shrimps (shelled, deveined and leave the tail intact)
  • 6 wonton skin wrap
  • 4 oz uncooked regular shrimps (finely minced)
  • 1 oz ground pork
  • Coriander leaves
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 Tbsp of corn starch
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp of shaoxing wine
  • ½ egg white
  1. In order for the shrimps not to curl up when you cook, run a small sharp knife through the stomach of the prawns (be careful not to cut it into half) to remove the membrane, they call this butterflying the shrimps so it can lay flat now. Season with a dash of salt and set aside
  2. Mix the shrimps, pork and the seasonings. Make sure they can be shaped and doesn't fall apart. If it does, you may need to add a bit more corn starch. Shape the mixture into 6 oval shapes
  3. Prepare your steamer by bringing the water to a boil. Grease the steaming dish and place the oval patty on the dish, top with one shrimp, then the coriander leaf on top and lastly the wonton skin. Continue with the rest. Place into the steamer and steam on high heat for about 10 minutes or until cooked through. Serve immediately
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