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Steamed Tiger Prawns Recipe

Steamed Tiger Prawns

Steamed tiger prawns tossed with some lemongrass, garlic and rock salt. Easy and quick, this dish is served with a delectable apple salsa.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Steamed Tiger Prawns

  • Steaming the tiger prawns:
  • 4-5 tiger prawns, de veined (With shell and head; to be taken off before eating)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 red Chilli
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • To stir fry tiger prawns:
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 5-6 Tbsp garlic, crushed
  • 2-3 lemongrass shoots
  • 1 chilli, slit lengthwise
  • For the apple salsa:
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chillies, chopped
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar

How to Make Steamed Tiger Prawns

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Steaming the tiger prawns:

In a bowl combine the prawns with salt, garlic and chilli.
Steam them for about 5-10 minutes. The prawns must be de-veined but not de-shelled.
Do not dispose off the juices that are given out while steaming the prawns. They will be used in while stir frying.

To stir fry tiger prawns:

In a wok add olive oil, garlic and steamed prawns. Toss. Add the water given out during steaming.
Add lemongrass and chilli. Saute till the prawns are cooked.

For the apple salsa:

Combine all the ingredients together to make the apple salsa.
Serve with the stir fried prawns.
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