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Spicy Prawn with Sataw Beans


Sataw Beans or Petai is actually healthy for us. It contains a type of protein that known to make you relax, improve your mood and generally make you feel happier! It also stimulate the production of hemoglobin in blood, reduce the blood pressure ,stroke, boost brain power, overcome constipation, relief heartburn etc.It is really a delicious recipe....


* 500 gram of fresh large prawns, un-peeled but the head taken out
* 20 peeled whole sataw beans
* 2 tablespoons of  lime juice
* Pinch of salt

* 10 red finger-length chilies, finely sliced
* 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
* 5 shallots, finely sliced
* 1 medium tomato, deseeded and chopped
* 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)
* Pinch of salt


* To prepare the seasoning, grind all ingredients, to a smooth paste in a blender, adding a little oil if necessary to keep the moisture turning.
* Rub the lime juice and salt onto the prawns. Set aside for a few minutes then drain the prawns and pat dry with towel paper.
* Heat the oil in a wok in high heat. Deep fry the prawns, a handful at a time about 1 minute or so for each batch. Remove and drain on towel paper
* Heat 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a wok over medium heat, stir fry the sataw beans with the seasoning until fragrant and cooked around 5 minutes.
* Add the fried prawns and mixed well and blended but don’t over cooked the prawn.
* Serve with hot rice


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Lost.in.Idaho said...

It never fails.

Whenever I need some cooking ideas, I know I can come to this site and find a handful of recipes I know I'll love.

I'll be doing this tomorrow. Thank you!

Mamaleesya said...

yummy suke sangat petai tau. btw dah follow u

s.y.a.r.q said...

thanx!! follow u back. anyway,i love to eat sambal udang petai, but i put aside the petai.hahaha.juz eat the prawn. :)

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