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Butter Prawns





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4 Servings

Butter Prawns

Udang Mentega

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Butter prawns are crispy and fragrant. The toasted grated coconut adds a slight crunch to it! A simple asian prawn recipe you must try!

The divine taste of the butter prawns is not easily forgettable once you have tried it. The sweetness of the prawns blending with the slight tinge of saltiness from the soy sauce and the spiciness of the chillies makes this dish ever so appetizing. If you are a seafood lover like me, you will definitely love this dish. Every ingredient blends together harmoniously. The toasted desiccated coconut certainly enhances the taste besides adding a fantastic aroma to the dish. Ensure the freshness of the prawns when preparing this dish.

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Related Recipe Ideas


  • 12 prawns
  • 25 grams butter
  • 35 grams coconut (desiccated or grated)
  • 1 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoons sugar
  • 0.5 teaspoons salt
  • 2 garlic clove(s)
  • 1 shallots
  • 3 bird-eye chillies
  • 4 curry leaf stalk(s)
  • corn flour

Steps to Prepare

  1. Lightly toast desiccated coconut until light brown. Remove from pan.
  2. Coat prawns with corn flour. Fry prawns and remove from pan.
  3. In a clean pan, melt butter at low heat. Add curry leaves, garlic and bird eye chillies. Season with some salt and sugar. Stir fry the ingredients until curry leaves curl.
  4. Add fried prawns, desiccated coconut and soy sauce. Mix well and serve.

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