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Butter Prawn

1. Prepare Prawns first. Remove the intestines and wash clean.

2. Put all Prawns in a big bowl. Add in 1 egg white, a little salt and pepper and 2 tablespoon corn starch. Mix well.

3. Deep fry Prawns in oil till golden brown. Drain them.

4. Heat 1 tsp oil in a sauce pan. Add in 20g butter. When butter melts, pour in 2 egg yolks. Stir while pouring. Egg yolk will become shredded.

5. Add in red chili rings and chopped garlic. Stir fry a bit.

6. Add all the fried prawns back to sauce pan. Mix well.

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Lemon Butter Sauce Salmon

It’s actually very simple to make.

  1. Cut salmon fillet into smaller strips.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a pan. Cut in 2 Tbsp butter.
  4. When butter melts, place salmon in with skin side down. Fry for 2-3 mins.
  5. Flip over and fry the other side for 2-3 mins.
  6. Squeeze in a little fresh lemon juice. Add in 2 tbsp water and simmer for 2 mins.
  7. Add in 3 tbsp milk or 2 tbsp cream, simmer for another 1 more min.
  8. Dish the salmon out. Keep heating the sauce till reduced.

Salmon in the plate and sauce over it.

The sauce also goes well with pasta. So I made it with spaghetti for my husband’s bento.

Sided with oven roasted vegetables, which is in my previous blog.

https://foodrecipe33.com/2019/07/10/oven-roasted-vegetables/

Butter Garlic Giant Prawn

The other day, my husband and I found this giant prawn in the supermarket. So we bought some.

Butter and garlic are actually good choice to cook giant prawn.

  1. Cut the prawn open at the belly. Scissors can do a better job to cut open the belly shell. Then use a knife to cut the prawn meat open.

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2. In a small bowl, cut in 2 tablespoon butter. Sprinkle a little salt, pepper and 3-4 cloves of chopped garlic. Mix a bit.

3. Preheat oven to 200 Degree C.

4. Spread butter over prawn.

5. Into the oven and bake for 15 – 20 mins.

Hubby loves them very much.

Butter Garlic Mushroom

Just like me, my husband is also a crazy mushroom lover. That’s why I cooked this dish on his birthday.

  1. Preheat oven to 200 Degree C.
  2. Wash mushrooms (I was using white bottom mushroom). Remove the stems.
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a pan. When butter melted, add in mushroom. Fry for 2 mins with medium heat. Flip over and fry for another 2 mins.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Add in 1/4 cup stock or water. bring to boil..Simmer with low heat for 3-5 mins.
  5. Prepare a baking pan. Spread chopped garlic at the bottom. Place mushroom with stock over garlic. Then top with some extra chopped garlic.
  6. Into the oven and bake for 10 mins.
  7. Garnish with parsley.

Smells and tastes very good.

Flat Garlic Bread

1. Dissolve 1 tsp yeast and 1 tsp sugar in 1/4 cup warm water. Let it ready for 5 mins.

2. Mix 1 cup flour, 1 pinch salt, 1/2 tsp dried oregano, 1 tsp butter and 3 cloves chopped garlic in a bowl.

3. Add yeast water into flour mixture. Mix all ingredients and knead into a dough. Brush a little oil onto the dough.

4. Let the dough rise till 2 times big.

5. In a small bowl, mix 1/4 cup melted butter, 3 cloves garlic, 2 tablespoon chopped coriander.

6. Divide dough into 2 or even more smaller dough balls and flatten them into thin disc.

7. Brush butter garlic mixture onto the dough very generously.

8. Into 180 degree C oven and bake for 10-15 mins.

Garlic Butter Sauced Salmon With Linguine

1. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the salmon on both sides.

2. Heat a pan. Drizzle in olive oil. When pan is hot. Add salmon in with the skin side down. Sear both side till golden brown. About 3-4 mins for each side. Then fry each side for another 1-2 mins.

3. Set fried salmon aside. Heat a pan. Oil in. Sauté chopped 2 cloves of garlic till aromatic.

4. Cut in 1 tablespoon butter. When butter melts, pour in 1/4 cup white wine or water.

5. Add in 1/4 cup heavy cream. Stir well.

6. Season with salt and pepper. Spread the sauce over salmon.

 

7. Heat the sauce again, add in mixed herbs. And add in cooked linguine or pasta. Toss a bit.

One sauce suits for both salmon and linguine.

Mashed Potato

1. Cut potatoes into small chunks. If your potatoes are very clean, you can peel them after boiling. If not, please peel them before boiling. Boil potatoes in hot water with some salt till completely soft.

2. Mash potatoes with a fork and set aside for later use.

3. Heat a sauce pan. Cut in 15g butter. When butter melts, add in 15g flour. Keep stirring till they get fully mixed. Keep low heat to avoid getting burnt.

4. When the flour & butter mixture turns brown, pour in 1 cup chicken stock. Keep stirring let flour & butter mixture dissolve in stock.

5. Season with 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce, 1/4 tablespoon dark soy sauce, salt and black pepper. Keep stirring to reduce the sauce till very condensed and thick.

6. Pour sauce over mashed potato.

 

My husband gave it a big thumbs up.

Oven Roasted Crispy Whole Chicken With Potatoes

My chicken is a small one around 800g, which is enough for two people’s serving. I think I mentioned before that my husband is a meat lover. I was pretty sure he’s gonna love this dish before I even started cooking it.

1. Remove chicken’s head and butt, of course. Cut the chest open with a sharp knife. Sprinkle salt all over the chicken on both sides. Rub a bit by hands.

2. For the marinade:

1 tablespoon cooking wine, 1 tablespoon light soy sauce, 1 tablespoon chopped garlic, 1/2 tablespoon chopped ginger, 1/2 tablespoon sugar, 1/2 tablespoon hoisin sauce ( you may find out that my recipe is pretty Chinese style).

3. Poke chicken several times with a toothpick. Then put it in a bag. Pour all the marinade in. Give the chicken a good massage. Put into refrigerator for overnight. Trust me, the flavor will definitely go in.

4. Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Prepare potatoes. Wash them clean and pat with kitchen towel till dry. Cut into halves. ( if potatoes are kind of medium size, better cut into fours). Sprinkle salt, paprika powder and olive oil. Toss a a bit.

5. Take the chicken out. Wipe chicken skin with kitchen towel. I even used a hair dryer to make sure skin is very dry. How insane I am! Better fix the chicken like the posture in the pic below. You can use toothpick like I did.

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6. Spread butter onto the chicken skin. I’m very generous with butter.

7. Place chicken in a baking tray with skin side up. Scatter potatoes around it. Potatoes better not under chicken. I found pieces under chicken were still a bit hard and raw.

8. Into the oven for 30 mins. Then turn to 200 degree C and roast for another 10 mins to get the skin crispier. Incredible smell will fill up your kitchen.

Just as I expected, my husband really really loved it.

Butter Prawns

1. Prepare Prawns first. Remove the intestines and wash clean.

2. Put all Prawns in a big bowl. Add in 1 egg white and 2 tablespoon corn starch. Mix well.

3. Deep fry Prawns in oil till golden brown. Drain them.

4. Heat 1 tsp oil in a sauce pan. Add in 20g butter. When butter melts, pour in 2 egg yolks. Stir while pouring. Egg yolk will become shredded.

5. Add in red chili rings and curry leaves. Stir fry a bit.

6. Our all the fried prawns back to sauce pan. Mix well.

Serve hot.

Very delicious.

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Coconut Butter Chicken

1. Cut 1 chicken breast into small chunks.

2. Put chicken pieces in a bowl. Add in 1 tablespoon chopped garlic, 1 tablespoon chopped ginger and 1 tablespoon chili powder. Mix well. Then marinate them for 20 mins.

3. Heat a pan on stove. Add in 1 tablespoon oil.

4. Fry chicken breast till golden brown. Set them a side.

5. In the same pan, fry 1 chopped onion till dark brown.

6. Cut in 1 chunk of butter. When butter melts, add in 1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp clove powder, 1 tablespoon minced garlic and 1 tablespoon minced ginger. Sauté a bit.

7. Add in 1 small can of tomato purée ( 6 oz), also drizzle in salt and 1 tablespoon chili powder. Stir fry till tomato sauce becomes very condensed.

8. Add 100 ml coconut cream into sauce. Turn to low heat and keep stirring.

9. Put in fried chicken. Simmer for 5 mins.

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I have to say it’s perfect to go with rice.

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