• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

The reunion dinner before Chinese New Year is a very important event.It is more than just a meal; it is a time when family members who are scattered across the country and the globe return home and celebrate the reunion by feasting on mum

Recipe Ingredient

  • (A):
  • 500g medium large prawns with shell
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • Cornflour
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • (B):
  • 1 tbsp chopped cili padi
  • 1 orange, shred the rind finely
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • (C) Sauce:
  • 3 tbsp orange marmalade (jam)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 125ml freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • Thickening:
  • 1 tsp cornflour mixed with 1 tbsp water


  1. Wash prawns and trim the feelers. Season prawns with salt and pepper with a little cornflour. Heat oil and fry prawns till just cooked. Drain and leave aside.
  2. Leave 1 tbsp hot oil in the wok and fry ingredients (B) till aromatic. Add sauce (C) and bring to a boil.
  3. Return prawns to the wok and fry until sauce coats evenly over the prawns and the gravy is reduced. Add thickening if required. Dish out and serve.

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