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Prawns with garlic and pepper


  • 4 tbsp oil to fry
  • 12 prawns cleaned, gutted
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • fish sauce
  • 2 Kaffir lime leaves
  • Coriander according to taste finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fried garlic sliced, as garnish
  • 4 tbsp. broth

For the paste

  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • 4 coriander roots available at Asiashop
  • 1-2 tablespoons white ground pepper


  1. For the paste, first mix the garlic, coriander roots and pepper together in a mortar to make a paste. 
  2. Heat butter and oil over medium heat in a wok. Then fry the paste in it.
  3. Fry prawns, broth, fish sauce, sugar, oyster sauce and coriander with the paste in a wok until the prawns are glassy. 

  4. Garnish with garlic and serve with rice.